The three guests talking to festival director Gerhard Protschka in front of the screen
Alex Bulmer, Michael Achtman and Margo Cargill (AWAKE) during the q&a. Photo: Lua Leirner / look&roll

Int. competition 3

Picture: A woman standing in the door welcomes a vertically challenged man

Small

After a long courtship online, Amy has finally invited Bill over for dinner so they can at last meet in the flesh. There’s just one small problem…  

Picture: Street sign announcing Atalissa

The Men of Atalissa

For decades, a group of men with intellectual disabilities seemed happy living in a small Iowa town. Then their neighbors found out the truth.  

Picture: Profile of a young man with short, dark hair

Perfect

Julius Quicklax meets with his psychologist following what he considered to be a disastrous first date due to his involuntary tics.  

Picture: Portrait of a smiling young woman

Define by Ability

We don’t define ourselves by what we can’t do. So why define others by their disability?  

Picture: Two women with white canes sitting on a bank in a park

Awake

A woman living with MS opens the door to a Jehovah Witness, not suspecting they’ll spend the day together. Both are blind and played by blind actors.