Physically challenged

Picture: A young Latino skating on a street of his neighbourhood

An Ode To Jon Comer

In the mid-nineties, skateboarder Jon Comer gained notoriety and inspired generations of adaptive skateboarders. Here is one of their stories.  

Picture: A middle aged man in a trenchoat caressing a physically impaireded dog

237 de ani

In a remote Romanian village, all of the villagers have been claiming disability benefits. Now they are due for inspection. An irreverent farce!  

Picture: A plastic surgeon presenting a catalogue of womens' buttocks

Лодыжка

Pasha is perfect and his girl Alena has to be perfect, too. However, her plastic surgeon takes off a little more than needed.  

Picture: Black and white portrait of a young woman practising Karate

Körpergedächtnis

This is a movie about a «damaged» body which surprisingly cannot do what it can do.  

Picture: Wim and his sons in the living room

Alles is gezegd

Wim suffers from what is called »locked-in syndrome«. For the first time, his three sons take over care for some days to allow their mother a rest.  

Picture: A caretaker transfering a physically disabled man from the wheelchair to the bed using a crane

Prends-Moi

A caretaker working in a center for the disabled is confronted to his principles when he’s asked to accomplish a very particular task.  

Picture: A woman and her three son's listening on a bed listening to her husband

Just as I Remember

Andrew was four when his father learned he had ALS, an incurable illness. 17 years later he documents another father’s struggle with ALS.  

Picture: A young man and a young woman on the point of kissing each other

Atlantic Avenue

How a seventeen year-old determined girl in a wheelchair encounters love through a young antisocial male prostitute.  

Picture: Performance of a pas-de-deux with a male dancer on one leg

Phoenix Dance

After losing a leg to cancer, dancer Homer Avila returns to the stage. The rehearsal process is fierce and tender, the result pure beauty.  

Picture: View through the front window of an oldtimer with three young people inside.

Outcasts

A girl in love, a pop star in peril and a gang on the run. Somebody’s going to get burned.  

Picture: A woman in her wheelchair is removing the shoes of a man lying on a couch

Tatortreiniger: Fleischfresser

Fanatic carnivore crime scene cleaner »Schotty« meets an attractive wheelchair user. She is a militant vegan!  

Picture: A woman watching a man passing by

Love Davka

«In this film I pursued the challenge of finding love and sex even though I’m disabled and I was in for some surprises.»  

Picture: A boy with glasses, on of which is covered

Brother

Adam’s brother has a collection of cigarette butts and a dream: to be an acrobat like their father was before his accident. Can dreams come true?  

Picture: Portrait of a small boy

Bona Nox

Since mommy died in a car accident, daddy cries all the time. I move with «Wheelchair», my wheelchair and I can fix everything with my time machine.  

Picture: A physically challenged man sitting on the bathroom floor

Hole

A daring portrait of a disabled man yearning for intimacy in a world that would rather ignore him.  

Picture: Sand painting of a human body

Veronika

Illustrated by marvelous sand paintings, the film dives into the hidden world of Veronika, who once was certified autistic and with an IQ of zero.  

Picture: A smiling boy in a superman-outfit

Cousin

Adam tells the story of his cousin, who had cerebral palsy. The boys have been separated early and Adam wonders, does he still smell of licorice.  

Picture: Profile of Lasse in a dark room

Kys min bror

In his wheelchair Lasse attends a party held by the girl on whom he has a crush. His brother, meant to be an assistant, becomes a rival in love.  

Picture: A young woman watching herself in the mirror

Aglaée

In the school play ground, Benoit looses a bet with his mates. So he must invite Aglaee, a physically disabled co-student, out. But she dares to reject him!  

Picture: Przemek in his wheelchair amongst a group of scouts

Jak Motyl

Przemek has been paralyzed since birth. Everybody considered him stupid and he began to lose hope. But a miracle happened and he has become a poet!  

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: A boy sitting at the edge of the 10m-tower of a swimming pool

Nikita & Nikita

Nikita has cerebral palsy. Frequently he goes to the pool to learn high diving. When the day to dive from 10m came, Nikita refused to do so. Why?