Keyword: disability

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/05/1994
Forrest Gump tells his remarkable life story to a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. He taught Elvis Presley to dance, became a football star and met JFK and LBJ. He served with honor in Vietnam and spoke at an anti-war rally at the...

The Tribe (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 11/29/2014
Deaf mute Sergey enters a boarding school for deaf-and-dumb and he must find a way to navigate the hierarchy of the school's crime and prostitution network, The Tribe. By taking part of several robberies, he moves up the ladder of the organization. Then, he meets one of the Chief's concubines Anna and unwillingly breaks all the unwritten rules of the tribe.
Scary Movie

Scary Movie (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 07/06/2000
After the murder of a beautiful classmate, a group of misguided teens discover there is a killer among them. Cindy Campbell and her clique of clueless friends, including Buffy, Brenda, Bobby, Greg, Shorty and Ray, must all protect themselves from danger... and that pesky reporter Gail Hailstorm will just not leave them alone!
When Animals Dream

When Animals Dream (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 08/20/2014

Darius Goes West: The Roll of His Life (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/29/2006
Darius Weems, a 15-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, had never left his hometown of Athens, Georgia. In the summer of 2005, he and a group of young college students traveled across the country in a wheelchair-accessible RV to test accessibility in America. Their ultimate goal was to reach Los Angeles and convince MTV's hit show, "Pimp My Ride," to customize Darius's wheelchair. Along the...
Rory O'Shea Was Here

Rory O'Shea Was Here (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 104 minutes Release date: 02/03/2005
Michael is a twenty-four-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in. Michael is stunned to discover that fast talking Rory, who can move only his right hand, can understand his almost unintelligible speech. Rory's dynamic and rebellious...
The Last Day of August

The Last Day of August (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Dan, 30, was paralyzed just over a year ago. Following months of recovery and overwhelmed by life's new realities, he retreated to a family cabin in upstate New York. On the last day of August, his closest friends arrive unannounced to confront him about his recent reclusive and self-destructive behavior. Wanting to support him, yet skeptical of his psychological health, they attempt the...
Special Need

The Special Need (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Twenty-nine-year-old Enea is autistic and he has never had a sexual intercourse. As Italy does not offer any legal solutions to his problem, Enea embarks on a journey to Europe with his friends Carlo and Alex, looking for a way to explore his sexuality. The guys start out at an Austrian brothel, then try a Swiss "sex assistant," and finally decide to go to Hamburg to meet a group of German sex...
Dir: Carlo Zoratti
With: N/A
Grisgris

Grisgris (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Despite having one paralyzed leg, Grisgris dreams of being a professional dancer. When his stepfather becomes seriously ill, however, Grigris turns to gas smuggling to pay the hospital bills. He meets a beautiful but troubled prostitute with whom he tries to start a new life, but they are both haunted by their pasts.

Gregory Go Boom (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 17 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Kelly & Cal

Kelly & Cal (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 09/04/2014
Punk-rocker turned suburban mom, Kelly, is nostalgic for a life she can no longer have and uncertain of a future she doesn't yet fit in. Seventeen-year-old Cal is frustrated at his lack of control over the hand he's been dealt. When the two strike up an unlikely friendship, it's the perfect spark needed to thrust them both back to life.

Special People (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/20/2008
Jasper is enlisted to teach kids in wheelchairs about filmmaking. Unfortunately for him, he discovers his students know about the subject than he does.

Wheels (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/18/2014
Mickey and Drake are two suicidal paraplegic junkies hustle their way through the city streets trying to find a reason to live.
Women in Film

Women in Film (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2000
An emotional look at three women in contemporary cinema: independent producer Phyllis Wolfe is in the midst of a breakdown; casting director Sara Radisson-Stein has just given birth to a blind infant; and sociopathic masseuse Gina Tolk steals energy from her celebrity clients.

Becoming Bulletproof (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
At California's Zeno Actors Camp, disabled people work together to make an old-fashioned Western costume drama in which they contribute to every element of the production, including acting in the starring roles. Here, we celebrate their creative endeavor as well as the discipline demanded by such an undertaking.
Dir: Michael Barnett
With: N/A

Do You Know What My Name Is? (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 12/11/2014
Still without a cure, Alzheimer's disease robs its victims of their memory, their pride, and at times even their will to live. But what if simple reading, writing and calculating could counteract some of the effects of this disease? This documentary follows a research study of a treatment in Cleveland, Ohio. It pursues the answers to what it means to live a happy life, and what may be considered a...
Dir: Shigeru Ota
With: N/A
Rust and Bone

Rust and Bone (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/22/2012
Ali finds himself with a five-year-old child on his hands. Sam is his son, but he hardly knows him. Homeless, penniless and friendless, Ali takes refuge with his sister Anna in Antibes, in the south of France. There things improve immediately. She puts them up in her garage, she takes the child under her wing and the weather is glorious. Ali, a man of formidable size and strength, gets a job as a...
Phantomschmerz

Phantomschmerz (2009)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/29/2009
A cyclist loses his leg in a hit-and-run accident and must learn to live with the handicap.
Nobody's Perfect

Nobody's Perfect (2010)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 04/15/2010
A portrait of twelve people who have been affected by the medication Thalidomide. Used in a number of countries from 1957 until 1961, Thalidomide was taken off the market after causing birth defects. The documentary explores the specific problems these twelve individuals have faced during childhood, adolescence and adulthood.
Crash Reel

The Crash Reel (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
An escalating rivalry between Kevin and his nemesis Shaun White in the run-up to the 2010 Olympics leaves Shaun on top of the Olympic podium and Kevin in a coma following a training accident in Park City, Utah. Kevin's tight-knit Vermont family flies to his side and helps him rebuild his life as a brain injury survivor. But when he insists he wants to return to the sport he still loves, his...
King's Speech

The King's Speech (2010)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 11/25/2010
After the death of his father King George V and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII, Bertie who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife, Elizabeth, the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist...
Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 11/29/2007
Jean-Dominique Bauby AKA "Jean-Do," the high-flying editor of French Elle and father of two, was renowned for his sense of humor and style, his joie de vivre and amorous energy, when, in an instant, his world was plunged into the depths of catastrophe. Faced with a harrowing predicament, Jean-Do will use enormous courage and determination but, most of all, his soaring imagination to escape from...
Touch the Sound

Touch the Sound (2005)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 09/06/2005
The remarkable journey of Evelyn Glennie, one of the world's foremost musicians, a Grammy-winning percussionist whose solo work is unrivalled. She is also deaf. Supported by her caring father, Evelyn overcame considerable obstacles to become an extraordinary success. Through her, sound is palpable and rhythm is the basis of everything. Without vibration, there is nothing. From silence to music...
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 08/03/2006
Ricky Bobby has always dreamed of driving fast--real fast--like his father, Reese Bobby, who left the family to pursue his racing dreams. Early on, Ricky's mother, Lucy Bobby worried that her boy was also destined to end up as a professional daredevil on wheels. Ricky enters the racing arena as a "jackman" for slovenly driver Terry Cheveaux and accidentally gets his big break behind the wheel when...