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Gabriel

Lou Howe

Runtime87 min

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Rory Culkin delivers an electrifying performance as Gabriel, a vulnerable and confused teenager longing for stability and happiness amidst an ongoing struggle with mental illness. Convinced that reuniting with his old girlfriend holds the answer to all his troubles, Gabriel risks it all in a desperate and increasingly obsessive pursuit, testing the limits of his compassionate family as his inner demons begin to close in around him.First-time writer-director Lou Howe's portrait of a young man at the breaking point of his psychological battle is a powerful debut that will resonate long after its haunting final moments.

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teen, drama, adventure, mental health, love, romance,

Gabrielle

Louise Archanbault

Runtime104 min

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Living in a group home, musically talented Gabrielle has found love in Martin, a fellow
member in a choir for developmentally disabled adults. Gabrielle (Gabrielle MarionRivard)
and Martin (Alexandre Landry) want to explore their feelings for one another
physically, but are not allowed. Convinced that living alone will allow her to have the
intimate relationship she so desperately craves, Gabrielle tries valiantly to prove she
can be independent.

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coming of age, love, romance, identity, developmental disability

Getting Up

Casky Ebeling

Runtime73 min

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Renowned graffiti artist TemptOne loses his creative voice, after being paralyzed by Lou
Gehrig's disease. Through technology and the help of his crew, he is able to create art, write
again - and regain his street cred.

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artist, ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease, friendship, accessibility

Gift, The

Spencer and Lloyd Harvey

Runtime16 min

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Grace is forced to face her own sexuality and the strain on her marriage when her son Charlie, who has Cerebral Palsy, asks to lose his virginity for his birthday.

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sexuality, family, coming-of-age, cerebral palsy

Girlfriend

Justin Lerner

Runtime94 min

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Evan, a young man with Down Syndrome, lives with his mother in a working-class town hit
hard by the recent economic recession. When he unexpectedly comes into a large amount of
money, Evan uses it to pursue Candy, the girl he has loved since high school.

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down syndrome, love, relationship, family

Glimpse of Heaven

Diego Robles

Runtime12 minutes

A blind veteran changes his outlook on life after meeting a young girl.

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blindness, veteran

Go Ahead

Ted Evans

Runtime15 min

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Jack receives a minicom out of the blue, from no-one... Someone contacts Jack via the
minicom and his life is never the same again.

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Good Beer

Tony Borden

Runtime7 minutes

Shannon and David meet online and go on a revealing first date.

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dating, romance, sexuality

Guest Room

Joshua Tate

Runtime14 min

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A young woman with Down Syndrome grapples with her identity and her potential as a mother after an unplanned pregnancy with her boyfriend. Starring Lauren Potter (Glee).

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down syndrome, developmental disability, romance, love, family, identity, acceptance

Habana Muda

Eric Brach

Runtime61 min

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Chino, a deaf farmer in Havana is debating leaving his family to join Jose, a gay Mexican who
has fallen in love with him and wants to help him obtain Mexican work papers. But Jose
ponders if Chino really loves him or if he is just using him for access to a better life.

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spanish, LGBTQ, romance, family, friendship,deaf/hearing impaired,

Happy 40th

Madoka Raine

Runtime100 minutes

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This beautifully acted ensemble film features four women coming together to celebrate the birthday of a friend who has remained a recluse ever since a car accident with her husband left her in a wheelchair. Over the course of the weekend, much wine is consumed, intimacies are shared, and an unthinkable betrayal forces the group of friends and lovers to re-evaluate long-held beliefs and assumptions. Happy 40th pokes and prods at fragile relationships to reveal uncomfortable truths about the secrets we keep from each other and from ourselves

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Spinal Cord Injury

Hear This!

Soulaima El Khaldi

Runtime15 min

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When 10-year-old Tristan wants his dad to become the trainer of his soccer team, the club won't allow it because his father is deaf. Tristan decides to prove them wrong

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family, sports, deaf/hearing-impaired, love, inclusion, accessibility

Henry O!

Ziad H. Hamzeh

Runtime76 min

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HENRY O! tells the story of Enrique (Henry) Oliu, a man blind since birth, who
has made his major league baseball dream come true. Calling upon his love for
sports and an encyclopedic memory for facts and figures, Henry hears the crack
of the bat and knows if it's a single, double, or home run; he listens for the ball
singing into the catcher's mitt and knows if it's a curve ball, fastball, or changeup.
Henry is the analyst for the strongest Hispanic station in Florida's Tampa Bay
Market. At his side in the broadcast booth is his wife Deb, whispering in his ear
up-to-the-minute stats.

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sports,blind/visually impaired, spanish, love, friendship, biography, accessibility, inclusion

Here One Day

Kathy Leichter

Runtime76 min

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When filmmaker Kathy Leichter moved back into her childhood home after her mother's
suicide, she discovered a hidden box of audiotapes. Sixteen years passed before she
had the courage to delve into this trove, unearthing details that her mother had recorded
about every aspect of her life from the challenges of her marriage to a State Senator, to
her son's estrangement, to her struggles with bipolar disorder. HERE ONE DAY is a
visually arresting, emotionally candid film about a woman coping with mental illness, her
relationships with her family, and the ripple effects of her suicide on those she loved.

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mental health, true story, family, understanding, acceptance

Hunger House, The

Justin Edgar

Runtime10 min

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A moving short film touching on the dehumanization of people with disabilities by
the Nazis during World War II.

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historical, drama, informative, developmental disabilities

Hyperglot, The

Michael Urie

Runtime25 min

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Jake speaks many languages but when it comes to the language of love he has a lot to learn.

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romance, friendship

I Don't Care

Caroline Giammetta

Runtime14 minutes

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A mother-to-be faces the possibility of having a child with Down syndrome.

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parents, Down sydrome

I Don't Want to Go Back Alone

Daniel Ribeiro

Runtime17 min

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A 15 year-old blind teenager and his best friend face issues of jealousy and other new
feelings when they befriend a new kid in their class.

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teen, LGBTQ, blind/visually impaired, friendship, coming of age,

Imagine

Andrzej Jakimowski

Runtime105 min

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Ian, a specialist in spatial orientation, teaches his blind students to move around without using
their canes, encouraging them to risk the unknown. Among them is the beautiful, shy Eva,
whom he engages with in an unspoken romance.

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coming of age, romance, blind/visually impaired,

Importance of Tying Your Own Shoes, The

Lena Koppel

Runtime100 min

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When Alex finally gets a job as the leader of a theater group for people with disabilities his
outlook on life begins to change. Through the group's work, Alex comes to appreciate that
every person has his or own talents, which can grow given opportunity and support.

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developmental disability, acceptance, understanding, friendship, coming of age, inclusion

In Harmony

Denis Dercourt

Runtime90 minutes

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Marc is an equestrian stuntman. After a serious accident which traumatically injures him, he loses all hope of ever getting back on a horse. Florence works for an insurance company and is in charge of Marc’s case. Although they have nothing in common, Marc and Florence’s brief interaction will impact them in more ways than they can imagine. In Harmony is a poignant and inspiring story about the passion of a man for his horse, and his nearly impossible return to happiness after a dramatic fall. Set in the breathtaking landscape of Brittany and featuring impeccable acting throughout, the film is a vibrant life lesson.

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Spinal Cord Injury

Interviewer, The

Genevieve Clay-Smith and Robin Bryan

Runtime13 min

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Thomas Howell is a lawyer looking for more in life - the chance to make a difference in
the world. When he snags the opportunity of a lifetime _ an interview at a prestigious
law firm for his ?dream-job' working in the pro-bono department? he realizes that his
chance to make a difference is closer and more unexpected than he could ever
imagine.

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inclusion, employment, acceptance

Invitation to Dance

Simi Linton + Christian Von Tippelskirch

Runtime75 min

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At age 23, Simi Linton was injured while hitchhiking to Washington to protest the war in
Vietnam. Suddenly a young disabled college student, she confronted discrimination she
couldn't have imagined before. Simi emerges as a resourceful activist, and in time
realizes that love, sexuality, and dance can once again be central to her life.

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true story, biography, love, sexuality, dance, art, historical

It's All About Friends

Lena Koppel

Runtime91 min

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The sequel of The Importance of Tying Your Own Shoes. Max, a successful, yet lonely
and depressed, NYC-based cinematographer is contacted by his old friend Peter, who
invites him to come to a small Swedish city and help him make a film about his daughter
?s friends. Once Max gets there, he realizes that the documentary he has promised to
shoot is about people with disabilities. Drama, laughter, love and friendships unfold, as
the film gets made; and Max goes through a personal journey revisiting his perception
of people with disabilities.

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acceptance, inclusion, developmental disabilities

Jazz Hand

Michelle Vargas

Runtime3 min

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Mary is at an audition when her surprising secret is comically revealed.

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comedy, dance, physical disability