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Showing 1 - 10 of 55 titles with a criteria of Subject is Disabilities


Able to Laugh

Enter the world of disability as interpreted by six professional comics, who happen to be disabled.

The Fanlight Collection | 1993 | 27 minutes

Acting Blind

Takes audiences behind the scenes as a company of non-professional actors rehearse a play about life without sight. The performers have no problem imagining themselves in these roles: they are blind themselves.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 52 minutes

Bombies

The terrible aftermath of dropping cluster bombs during the secret air war in Laos and the international campaign to ban them.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 57 minutes

Boy In The World

Following four-year-old Ronen, a young boy with Down syndrome, this intimate documentary concretely demonstrates that inclusive preschool classrooms benefit both children with special needs and their typical peers.

The Fanlight Collection | 2007 | 44 minutes

The Boy Inside

The distressing story of the filmmaker's son Adam, a 12-year-old with Asperger Syndrome, during a tumultuous year in the life of their family.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 47 minutes

Breathe Easy

78-year-old Lois Perelman reflects on aging, disability, self esteem, and public perception.

The Fanlight Collection | 2007 | 8 minutes

Breathing Lessons

Academy Award winning portrait of poet and journalist Mark O'Brien, who contracted polio in childhood and spent much of his life in an iron lung.

The Fanlight Collection | 1996 | 35 minutes

The Burden of Knowledge

Explores the difficult ethical issues arising from advances in biotechnology that make it possible to identify genetic defects during pregnancy.

The Fanlight Collection | 1994 | 54 minutes

A Change of Character

This captivating video features neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, author of The Executive Brain, as well as neurologist and best-selling author Dr. Oliver Sacks (Awakenings), in a discussion of frontal lobe damage.

The Fanlight Collection | 2004 | 30 minutes

Changing Identities: A Story of Traumatic Injury and Art

The metamorphosis of victims of traumatic brain injury as they redefine who they are, through art.

The Fanlight Collection | 2006 | 57 minutes