Disability

Chained For Life

Chained For Life

Director: Aaron Schimberg
Year: 2019

Jess Weixler (Teeth) and Adam Pearson (Under the Skin) star in this brilliantly oddball, acerbically funny foray into gonzo surrealism about a movie star "slumming it" in an outré art-horror film being shot in a semi-abandoned hospital.

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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Director: Ric Burns
Year: 2020

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller, as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact.

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Sweet Bean

Sweet Bean

Director: Naomi Kawase
Year: 2015

A lonely baker has his life (and business) reinvigorated when he hires an elderly woman with an uncanny culinary skill and a mysterious communion with nature, in this graceful, quietly moving drama from Japan's Naomi Kawase.

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Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq

Director: Nancy Buirski
Year: 2013

Of the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. She was the foremost dancer of her day until it suddenly all stopped. At age 27, Tanny was struck down by polio and paralyzed. She never danced again.

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The Reason I Jump

The Reason I Jump

Director: Jerry Rothwell
Year: 2020

Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, The Reason I Jump is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences of nonspeaking autistic people from around the world.

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Keep the Change

Keep the Change

Director: Rachel Israel
Year: 2018

Under the guise of an off-kilter New York romantic comedy, Keep the Change does something quite radical in offering a refreshingly honest portrait of a community seldom depicted on the big screen.

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Code of the Freaks

Code of the Freaks

Director: Salome Chasnoff
Year: 2020

In an unprecedented look inside the disabled community, Code of the Freaks gives the mic to some of Hollywood’s most incensed and ignored critics – actual disabled people.

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How To Dance In Ohio

How To Dance In Ohio

Director: Alexandra Shiva
Year: 2015

In Columbus, Ohio, a group of young people with an array of developmental challenges prepares for an iconic event - a spring formal dance. Orders will be shipped starting January 27, 2016

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Invitation to Dance

Invitation to Dance

Director: Christian von Tippelskirch, Simi Linton
Year: 2014

Invitation to Dance is an eye-opening insider's account of disability in 21st century America. The film traces Simi Linton's personal growth as a disabled woman, and the larger historically significant developments around her over the past 40 years.

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Touch Me Not

Touch Me Not

Director: Adina Pintilie
Year: 2019

Filmmaker Adina Pintilie’s Golden Bear winner is a brave and raw look at bodies, intimacy, and empathy, exploring the private lives and sexual desires of four people with an approach that blurs the line between fiction and documentary.

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