This short animated documentary offers an intimate glimpse into the exceptional mindsets and emotional lives of four adult artists with Down Syndrome. An artful, four-way essay about ability, film explores how it feels to be a little bit unusual.
In her follow-up to her award-winning film, John and Michael, filmmaker Shira Avni pursues a deeper understanding of esteem and disability by inviting Petra, Matthew, Daninah, and Katherine to consider their pasts, relationships and ambitions.
Ages 15 to 17
Study Guide - Guide 1
Diversity - Identity
Ethics and Religious Culture - Ethical Values
Lead a discussion on living in harmony, showing tolerance and accepting differences, particularly in regard to people with Down syndrome. Show that these young people struggle with some of the same problems as anyone else, and want to love and be loved, find acceptance and realize their fullest potential as individuals in society