Achieve With Us Colorado Film Festival Shorts #1
80 Minute Running Time
This event is free and open to the public.
Distinctively 4 min. / documentary / 2010 / USA
Ella and Eavan, both age 6, are identical twins. They were born only three minutes apart, yet are separated by a large distinction: Ella has Down syndrome while Eavan does not.
Be My Brother 8 min. / narrative / 2009 / Australia
Be My Brother stars aspiring actor Gerard O'Dwyer as Richard, a young man with Down Syndrome.
Cam Lasley: the man himself 5 min. / documentary / 2012 / USA
Cameron Lasley is an inspiring hip hop artist who has toured widely and released several albums. This documentary explores Cam’s journey so far.
Cuando La Luna Blanca Se Pierda16 min. / narrative / 2004 / Spain
"When the white moon is lost”, a dream journey between reality and imagination.
Jacob's Turn 8 min. / documentary / 2010 / USA
The story of a young boy who loves to play T-ball, like thousands of kids across the country. Jacob also happens to have Down syndrome.
Between Optical Area and Amygdala 4 min. / narrative / 2007 / Germany
A unique and artistically made narrative about a young man who assumes that he might have Asperger’s Syndrome. In German with English subtitles
Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham - The Story 6.5 min. / documentary / 2012 /USA
Aaron is a 22 year-old wheelchair moto-cross athlete who was born with Spina Bifida.
What Would You Change? 6 min. / documentary / 2013 / USA
Individuals with developmental disabilities answer the same question: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change?
My Way Back Home 3.35 min / music video / 2013 / Fort Collins, CO
A creative and inspiring music video by an amazing musician who writes her own music and lyrics.
We are also excited to be partnering with Phamaly Theatre Company inspiring people to re-envision disability through professional theatre! Phamaly will be conducting an in theater Q&A immediately following each showing.
Producer Jim Brennan of My Way Back Home & (Almost) Superhero Dads will be available for informal Q&A during receptions following each showing.
Please call 303-864-9334x10 for special accommodations, or questions