Keyword: disability

A.K.A. Doc Pomus

A.K.A. Doc Pomus (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
Paralyzed with polio as a child, Brooklyn-born Jerome Felder reinvented himself first as a blues singer. Renaming himself Doc Pomus, he emerged as a one of the most brilliant songwriters of the early rock and roll era, writing "Save the Last Dance for Me," "This Magic Moment," "A Teenager in Love," "Viva Las Vegas," and dozens of other hits. For most of his life Doc was confined to crutches and a...
Abus de Faiblesse

Abus de Faiblesse (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
Maud is a strong willed filmmaker who suffers a stroke. Bedridden, but determined to pursue her latest film project, she sees Vilko, a con man who swindles celebrities, on a TV talk show. Interested in him for her new film, the two meet and Maud soon finds herself falling for Vilko's manipulative charm as their symbiotic relationship hurdles out of control.

Antoine (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/29/2008
Antoine was born premature and lost his sight from the effects of the incubator. Now five years old, he uses a mini boom microphone to discover and capture the sounds around him. Here, we experience both the everyday and imaginary worlds Antoine lives in and learn how he overcomes adversity by creating his own alternative universe of beauty.
Anton's Right Here

Anton's Right Here (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Dir: Lyubov Arkus
With: N/A

Ariel (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/27/2014
An Argentinian named Ariel was handicapped at age 33 when his legs were crushed by an industrial machine he was trying to repair. The accident forced him to change his lifestyle and caused him deep emotional distress. He became determined to rebuild his body and his identity, and to create sophisticated prostheses to help him walk again. This determination has become an obsession, as although it...
Dir: Laura Bari
With: N/A
Art of Negative Thinking

The Art of Negative Thinking (2006)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/02/2006
Geirr has become severely handicapped in a traffic accident. Given his isolation, weapons fixation, self medication and limitless bitterness, his girlfriend Ingvild doesn't know how to handle him any longer. She therefore invites a municipal positivity group to their home. Consequently, the stage is set for 24 intense hours at Geirr and Ingvild's place. Geirr is the only one who refuses to see...

Awakenings (1990)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 12/19/1990
Based on a true story, a passionate and somewhat unorthodox doctor struggles to cure patients of encephalitis, a sleeping disorder which struck many victims in the 1920s, rendering them motionless and seemingly thoughtless.