The BridgeJuly 9, 2019
After the sudden death of his parents, a young man must choose between returning to his home village in the west of Ireland to care for his estranged younger brother, and a bright future in Canada.
LockedJuly 15, 2006
April 2nd is the Autism Awareness Day and therefore Jacob Frey thought he'd share one of the first video projects he created. In 2006 Jacob Frey applied at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam and as an application exercise had to create a video to "being locked in a room". His skillset back then was very limited and he just started to dive into video software. Even though Jacob Frey got accepted to their course he instead decided to gamble and wait for the application results at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg. Luckily he managed to get one of the few spots and started his path towards becoming an animator.
Janet Adler's moving 1970 short documentary about dance therapy illustrates a therapeutic approach using body and movements. The most powerful sequence shows the therapist working individually with two autistic girls.
Generation A: Portraits of Autism and the ArtsNovember 6, 2015
A documentary about young people with autism, and how arts and creative therapies help them to lead fuller lives.
Programming HopeFebruary 28, 2015
The inspirational story of a race-car driving software developer whose career suddenly switches gears when his son with autism inspires him to create a video game company that trains and employs adults on the autism spectrum.
Macie on a Good DayAugust 23, 2014
Macie (Jen Santos) is a twenty-three year old woman with IDD (Individual with Developmental Disability) stuck in the middle of a feud between her sisters Abby (Maria Sole), a recovering alcoholic trying to become a more active member in Macie's life and her primary caregiver Megan (Elizabeth Archibeque).
Departing for college, Abbie leaves her parents and brother who has autism and is non-verbal. As she explores her independence and sexuality, she's torn between her new life and her love for her brother.
By the WindMarch 3, 2017
Margot, 60 years old., lives in a remote country house and takes care of her autistic son, Marc-André. The sudden disappearance of the dog disrupts their quiet life on the frozen lake in Northern Quebec.
L'enfant de la nuit.April 4, 2001
A mother struggles so that her young autistic son can have a life like any child of his age.
Junha's PlanetMay 4, 2019
Junha is one of the most difficult children at the school. His autism causes him to attack his classmates and even teachers without warning. Each outburst further isolates Junha from his community as his teachers and peers struggle to find a way to live "with" Junha. The camera provides an intimate look into this society, leaving the question; what is human entity and how is it connected?
AnnaNovember 7, 2015
Anna is a young woman on the Autism Spectrum who enjoys living a life of rigorous routine. When someone unintentionally sits on her seat on her morning bus, her day is sent spinning out of control.
Noah's TruckSeptember 15, 2017
A heartfelt story about 3 separate family struggles. While Noah's parents have a difficult time saving their marriage, they struggle to understand what it takes to raise their 4 year old son with Autism. Alongside that, after being diagnosed with Leukaemia, 5 year old Franki and her young, single-mother Lucy are facing this scary and new, world alone. Both Ben and Jacob are looking their worst nightmare in the face when they are suddenly forced to move in with their estranged Father after the sudden passing of their Mother. But how are they all connected?
The Chaotic Life of Nada KadicFebruary 19, 2018
A single mother discovers that her daughter displays signs of autism.
DeejOctober 17, 2017
Robert Rooy's documentary follows DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a mute, autistic writer and poet. The film explores his difficult early life, his quest for an education, and his advocacy for others with nonspeaking autism.
Spectrum: A Story of the MindJune 3, 2015
A documentary about autism and sensory perception that features live-action and animated segments.