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Future Makers, Episode 103, Social Entrepreneurs
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directed by Harvey Crossland, 1950-, Barri Cohen, fl. 1997, Karen Cho, fl. 2004 and Adrian Callender, fl. 2006; produced by White Pine Pictures and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Future Makers, Episode 103 (Toronto, ON: White Pine Pictures, 2017), 56 mins

Future Makers is series telling the stories of a new generation of passionate change-makers. Their work is shaping and defining our future in inspiring and imaginative ways.

Mayaan Ziv is a 25-year-old fashion photographer turned accessibility advocate and app developer. Born with muscular dystrophy, Mayaan is pla...

directed by Harvey Crossland, 1950-, Barri Cohen, fl. 1997, Karen Cho, fl. 2004 and Adrian Callender, fl. 2006; produced by White Pine Pictures and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Future Makers, Episode 103 (Toronto, ON: White Pine Pictures, 2017), 56 mins
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POV, Season 30, Episode 11, Swim Team
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directed by Lara Stolman, fl. 1992; produced by Ann Collins, fl. 2017, Shanna Belott, fl. 2010 and Lara Stolman, fl. 1992, Woodland Park Productions, in POV, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 41 mins
What would you do if your community gave up on your child? In New Jersey, the parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands. They form a competitive swim team, recruiting diverse teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim Team chronicles the extra...
directed by Lara Stolman, fl. 1992; produced by Ann Collins, fl. 2017, Shanna Belott, fl. 2010 and Lara Stolman, fl. 1992, Woodland Park Productions, in POV, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 41 mins
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Me & My New Brain
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directed by Graeme McAuley, fl. 2002; produced by Graeme McAuley, fl. 2002, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
A remarkable programme that reveals what it's like to suffer and then try to live with the most common hidden disability to affect young adults - traumatic brain injury. Exploring its devastating impact on lives, careers and relationships, Charlie Elmore highlights how society treats young adults who are dealing w...
directed by Graeme McAuley, fl. 2002; produced by Graeme McAuley, fl. 2002, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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Natural Disorder
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directed by Christian Sønderby Jepsen, 1977-; produced by Malene Flindt Pedersen, 1966- and Sidsel Siersted, 1982-, Moving Documentary (Denmark: DR Sales, 2015), 1 hour 37 mins
Jacob Nossell is a 27-year-old journalism student with a normal intellect but an impaired body. He has cerebral palsy, which means he has difficulty talking and moving, and he suffers from muscle cramps and stiffness. Mentally, he’s on par with his fellow students, and that’s the crux of the matter. He’s too...
directed by Christian Sønderby Jepsen, 1977-; produced by Malene Flindt Pedersen, 1966- and Sidsel Siersted, 1982-, Moving Documentary (Denmark: DR Sales, 2015), 1 hour 37 mins
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ZOOM IN
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directed by Barbara J. Diamond, fl. 2012; produced by Barbara J. Diamond, fl. 2012, Diamond Law Training (Portland, OR: Diamond Law Training, 2015), 24 mins
Zoom In is an intimate portrait of five disabled people living in the Pacific Northwest. They discuss micro-aggressions and bias against people with disabilities, developing disability pride and identity, and how bias affects them every day. The film suggests how teachers, coworkers, health care workers, and famil...
directed by Barbara J. Diamond, fl. 2012; produced by Barbara J. Diamond, fl. 2012, Diamond Law Training (Portland, OR: Diamond Law Training, 2015), 24 mins
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Filming My Father: In Life And Death
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directed by Liz Tucker, fl. 1997; produced by Verve Productions and British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 46 mins
Four and half years in the making, this powerful and emotional film charts the story of one remarkable man - Steve Isaac, who had everything to live for when he received the heartbreaking news that he had the terminal condition, motor neurone disease. He was just 51, when he was told that he had only a couple of y...
directed by Liz Tucker, fl. 1997; produced by Verve Productions and British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 46 mins
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Lily: We Are All Getting Older
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produced by Davidson Films (San Luis Obispo, CA: Davidson Films, 2014), 14 mins
Poignant is the best adjective for this loving portrait of Lily at age 49. The film captures Lily's sweetness, good humor and comfort in the life her family and professionals have supported. She is seen in her own apartment, at work at a local grocery store and traveling to New York. However, Lily is now facing n...
produced by Davidson Films (San Luis Obispo, CA: Davidson Films, 2014), 14 mins
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Gabor
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directed by Sebastián Alfie, 1971- (Buenos Aires, Federal District (Argentina): Minimal Films, 2013), 1 hour 9 mins
This inspiring documentary tells the story of a partnership between Sebas, a documentary filmmaker and Gabor, a retired director of photography, who lost his sight 10 years ago. When Sebas sets out to film a documentary about blindness in the Bolivian Highlands, he knows that Gabor would be the perfect cinematogr...
directed by Sebastián Alfie, 1971- (Buenos Aires, Federal District (Argentina): Minimal Films, 2013), 1 hour 9 mins
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Mission to Lars
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directed by William Spicer, fl. 2012 and James Moore, fl. 2006-2015; produced by William Spicer, fl. 2012, James Moore, fl. 2006-2015 and Kate Spicer, fl. 2003, Spicer and Moore (Los Angeles, CA: First Pond Entertainment, 2013), 1 hour 21 mins
Tom Spicer has Fragile X syndrome, a form of autism. He has a dream, to meet his hero. His brother and sister hatch a half-baked plan to make it happen. However, their hopes of good times and bonding along the way are short-lived as Tom's disability, his dysfunctional family, and heavy metal's labyrinthine backsta...
directed by William Spicer, fl. 2012 and James Moore, fl. 2006-2015; produced by William Spicer, fl. 2012, James Moore, fl. 2006-2015 and Kate Spicer, fl. 2003, Spicer and Moore (Los Angeles, CA: First Pond Entertainment, 2013), 1 hour 21 mins
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Stand Clear of the Closing Doors
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directed by Sam Fleischner, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Luis A. Carrero, Jr., fl. 2013-2013, Craig Shilowich, fl. 2006-2017, Dave Saltzman, fl. 2006-2018, Veronica Nickel, fl. 2008-2018, Andrew Neel, 1978- and Alexandra Byer, fl. 2012-2017, How Follows What, SeeThink Films and Missing Pieces (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2013), 1 hour 39 mins
STAND CLEAR OF THE CLOSING DOORS tells the story of Ricky, a 13-year old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome who gets lost one day in the New York City subway system. While his mother frantically searches for him above ground, the sensory-sensitive Ricky is exposed to the cacophony, eccentricity, and menace found in Ne...
directed by Sam Fleischner, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Luis A. Carrero, Jr., fl. 2013-2013, Craig Shilowich, fl. 2006-2017, Dave Saltzman, fl. 2006-2018, Veronica Nickel, fl. 2008-2018, Andrew Neel, 1978- and Alexandra Byer, fl. 2012-2017, How Follows What, SeeThink Films and Missing Pieces (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2013), 1 hour 39 mins
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