Keyword: disability

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...

Demi-soeur (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
Nénette, who is intellectually disabled, has always lived with her mother, who raised her alone. When her mother dies, Nénette must move to an assisted living center, but when she finds out the place won't accept her pet turtle, she sets out to find her estranged father. Her journey leads her not to her father but to her father's son, Paul, an uptight pharmacist, who wants nothing to do with his...

Different Drummers (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 01/09/2014
Based on actual events, this is a story about the unlikely friendship between two boys growing up in the 1960s. When David, who is in a wheelchair with muscular dystrophy, accurately foretells the death of their fourth grade teacher, his hyperactive friend, Lyle, devises a plan to find out if God really exists by attempting to get David to run again. When Lyle begins to twist the rules in a...
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...