Achieve With Us Colorado Film Festival Shorts #2
110 Minute Running Time
March is National Disabilities Awareness Month and the films shown during this festival are all either written by, starring or produced by people living with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities. These are high quality short films that offer this portion of our population the opportunity to share their stories- successes and struggles- in hopes of helping our community to see individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in a new light and as a part of the rich fabric of a caring and forward thinking community.
This event is free and open to the public.
Difference is Normal 3 min. / Music Video / 2006 / Lebanon / Lebanese with English subtitles. The song in this music video is about revealing their beauty and overcoming barriers imposed by society in their daily lives.
3:15 to Brunswick 3 min. / dance / 2012 / Australia
This whimsical short film captures an unexpected romantic moment of connection between two people waiting for a train that never arrives.
You Are A Lot Like Me 12.25 min. / documentary / 2013 / Fort Collins, CO
Individuals with developmental disabilities living and contributing to their communities share how their lives look a lot like everyone else's.
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.
(Almost) Superhero Dads 15 min. / documentary / 2014 / Denver, CO
Three dads share what it is like to be a superhero dad raising a child with a
Menschen 25 min/ History-War/2013/USA
May 1945, as the Allies close in, an Austrian captain guides his remnant company behind the Russian lines to surrender to the Americans, taking under their wing a boy with a developmental disability.
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.
Producer Jim Brennan of My Way Back Home & (Almost) Superhero Dads will be available for informal Q&A during receptions following each showing.
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