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Fabian Debora, A Life for Art tells the inspiring story of East Los Angeles painter, Fabian Debora and how art became the main foundation for Fabian's transformation from dru... more
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Kevin Holmes has stopped drumming after the Salvation Army band rejected him because of his disability; Andrew Chappell dealt with the double marginality of being gay and disabled; and Christina Corp’s medical staff didn’t believe she can make her own decisions. The three are key members in the Social Work Inclusion Group at the University of Portsmouth whose role is to guarantee that the point of view of social work service users is taken into consideration. But what happens when the three ar... more

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"Heart Child" is a documentary film about twenty-nine-year-old Crys Worley, who is the mother of a nine-year-old autistic child, Sasha. It is a remarkable story about a mother's struggles, not only with her own health, but the well being of her son. Committed to never giving up on Sasha, and inspired by the challenges parents of autistic children face, she started a non-profit organization, called A.Skate - Autism. Skating with Kids through Acceptance, Therapy, and Education. This film document... more

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A funny and intimate portrait of 5 Canadian artists with a variety of [dis]abilities, including filmmaker Bonnie Sherr Klein, who hasn't made a single film in the 18 years since her catastrophic stroke. We eavesdrop as the artists share the everyday complexities and hidden richness of life with disability in a pyjama party. We follow each of them as they create work for the KickstART international festival of disability art and culture. We witness the variety of their personal relationships in thi... more

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In a desperate search for happiness, a seventeen-year-old girl, an amputee from a very poor home, walks into a surreal TV stage to compete in a glamorous TV dance program. She believes winning will help her overcome a traumatic childhood in which her parents kept her hidden indoors and the society laughed at her for being a sinner in a previous life.

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As a young women, Nadia Zouaoui vowed that her suffering would not be in vain and that she would proclaim it to the entire world one day. Years later she became a film maker and returns to her village in Algeria to tell the story of the confined women of her childhood and her story of a forced marriage. Nadia's Journey, with a very intimate narration, is a hellish voyage into a patriarchal culture backed by strict Muslim tradition—a society obsessed with female virginity that keeps women in a... more

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An unusual destiny of a man named Deva, who lost his mind while grazing camels in the desert of northwestern India. He was tied to the only tree in his village for years. Deva’s wife left him; meanwhile, his mother looked after him, until one day, when a massive earthquake erased the region. The disaster killed thousands and made millions homeless, but Deva found his mind, his sanity, and his life –again.

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Scott Lew is a funny guy. The first to share a joke, a wry smile or an amusing observation, Scott has always had a keen eye and ear for life’s many absurdities. It’s a talent that has served him well throughout a successful career as a Hollywood film executive-turned-writer/director. Without exaggeration, he’s one of those people who is genuinely liked and admired by all who know him. In 2003, at the age of 33, Scott Lew was tragically diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’... more

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Walter's life is a struggle to survive. There are times when he has to fight for every breath. This documentary will impress, inspire and enlighten readers by showing ho...more
 
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In 2006, 25-year-old Jason DaSilva was on vacation at the beach with family when, suddenly, he fell down. He couldn’t get back up. His legs had stopped working; hi...more
 
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This video for Real Look Autism.com looks at a third grader's anxiety in school. Tess has an autism spectrum disorder and is benefiting from a restructured break syste...more
 
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A journey through the life of activist film maker C. Saratchandranchandran, who travelled constantly with the camera and cinemas. It is a journey through the vivi...more
 
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