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Acrobat

by Olivier Meyrou

Fabrice Champion was an accomplished trapeze artist when a circus accident paralyzed him from the neck down. But he is determined to return to the big top.

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Beautiful Son

by Don King and Julianne Yamamoto King

Through one family's struggle to save their child, Beautiful Son explores the complex and sometimes controversial world of autism.

The Blind Cinema Club

by Jennifer Redfearn

In the heart of Havana, Cuba, scores of blind and visually impaired people meet monthly to watch Cuban films accompanied by detailed audio descriptions. The Blind Cinema Club tells the story of this unique cinema club and the lives of two visually impaired women who meet there.

Body and Soul: Diana and Kathy

by Alice Elliott

Two determined women become advocates for all people with disabilities, and begin a grand experiment in living independent lives.

D Tour

by Jim Granato

Refusing to let a failing kidney deter him, indie rock drummer Pat Spurgeon goes on tour with his band while searching for a donor and administering his own dialysis.

Independent Lens

Deaf Jam

by Judy Lieff

Aneta Brodski, a deaf teen living in New York City, discovers the power of American Sign Language poetry. As she prepares to be one of the first deaf poets to compete in a spoken-word slam, her journey leads to an unexpected collaboration.

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Deej

by Robert Rooy and DJ Savarese

Deej is the story of DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a gifted, young writer and an advocate for nonspeaking autistics.

The Eyes of Me

by Keith Maitland

How do you see yourself, when you can’t see at all? Follow four visually impaired teenagers in Texas as they face the usual challenges of adolescence while simultaneously learning to navigate a world designed for the sighted.

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Fair Play

by David Herman

A troupe of actors — most with learning disabilities — confront the challenges of being different, while rehearsing The Choice, an acclaimed play about abortion.

Global Perspectives Collection

For Once in My Life

by Jim Bigham and Mark Moormann

Every member of the Spirit of Goodwill band copes with incredible challenges and obstacles, but nothing holds them back when it's time to rock the house.

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