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Jmaxx and the Universal Language
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directed by Ryan Mayers; produced by Susquehanna Films; performed by Jarell Sullivan (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2017), 13 mins
Jarell is a teenager with autism who has learned to use hip-hop dance as a means to communicate his true self to the world.
directed by Ryan Mayers; produced by Susquehanna Films; performed by Jarell Sullivan (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2017), 13 mins
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Making Waves
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directed by Karenza Ebejer; produced by Karenza Ebejer; performed by Tara Coughlan and Max McAuley (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2017), 6 mins
Max McAuley is a young, professional dancer with Down syndrome. In this story, Max is the principal dancer in a choreographed work that is inspired by the watery world of his dreams.
directed by Karenza Ebejer; produced by Karenza Ebejer; performed by Tara Coughlan and Max McAuley (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2017), 6 mins
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Cuenta Conmigo
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directed by Claudia Balmaseda; produced by Claudia Balmaseda (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2016), 9 mins
In Cuba, a group of mothers bring their Down syndrome children to a dance program. They perform with joy and verve in a park for a public audience. This Spanish-language film gives a rare and unseen glimpse into the lives of Cubans with intellectual disability.
directed by Claudia Balmaseda; produced by Claudia Balmaseda (New York, NY: Sproutflix, 2016), 9 mins
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Capturing Grace
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directed by David Iverson; produced by David Iverson, Kikim Media; performed by Mark Morris Dance Group (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2015), 1 hour
It seems like two separate realms. One is occupied by acclaimed dancers from Brooklyn’s legendary Mark Morris Dance Group, the other by people with Parkinson’s disease. Capturing Grace is about what happens when those two worlds intersect. Filmed over the course of a year, this remarkable documentary reveals t...
directed by David Iverson; produced by David Iverson, Kikim Media; performed by Mark Morris Dance Group (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2015), 1 hour
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Enter the Faun
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directed by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff; choreographed by Tamar Rogoff; produced by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff, Thrifty Pictures (New York, NY: Thrifty Pictures, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins

The unlikely collaboration between a veteran choreographer and a young actor with cerebral palsy delivers astonishing proof that each and every body is capable of miraculous transformation. As Tamar Rogoff trains Gregg Mozgala to become a dancer, they discover that her lack of formal medical training and his fears...

directed by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff; choreographed by Tamar Rogoff; produced by Daisy Wright and Tamar Rogoff, Thrifty Pictures (New York, NY: Thrifty Pictures, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins
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Dancing with Maria
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directed by Ivan Gergolet; choreographed by Maria Fux, 1922-; produced by Igor Prinčič, Transmedia, Staragara and Imaginadafilms (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2015), 1 hour 16 mins
Maria Fux is an elderly Argentinian dancer. In her Buenos Aires studio, she welcomes dancers from all walks of life, including women and men with physical and mental impairments, and arranges integrated dance groups. Throughout the documentary we meet many of Maria’s students. Diana, who is diagnosed with polio...
directed by Ivan Gergolet; choreographed by Maria Fux, 1922-; produced by Igor Prinčič, Transmedia, Staragara and Imaginadafilms (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2015), 1 hour 16 mins
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All Bodies Speak: 5 DanceAbililty Performances
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produced by Steve Christiansen, fl. 1979-2000 and Jerry Joffe, fl. 1988, Joint Forces Dance Company and Independent Video Services (Eugene, OR: Joint Forces Dance Company, 2000), 53 mins
This video features five pieces of different lengths choreographed by DanceAbility founder Alito Alessi. Three are danced by Alessi and Blackwell; two are solos by Blackwell, who has cerebral palsy. In these pieces, the dancers break down barriers and explore new avenues of communication between people with and wi...
produced by Steve Christiansen, fl. 1979-2000 and Jerry Joffe, fl. 1988, Joint Forces Dance Company and Independent Video Services (Eugene, OR: Joint Forces Dance Company, 2000), 53 mins
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Common Ground: Dance and Disability
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produced by Jerry Joff, fl. 1990, Steve Christiansen, fl. 1979-2000 and Alito Alessi, fl. 1990; performed by Joint Forces Dance Co. (Eugene, OR: Joint Forces Dance Company, 1990), 20 mins
This video shows individuals with a variety of disabilities exploring physical movement and dance. It features people in and out of wheelchairs practicing balances and lifts and improvising movement sequences.
produced by Jerry Joff, fl. 1990, Steve Christiansen, fl. 1979-2000 and Alito Alessi, fl. 1990; performed by Joint Forces Dance Co. (Eugene, OR: Joint Forces Dance Company, 1990), 20 mins
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