The 21st Chromosome

The 21st Chromosome

Available on DVD

How do you tell the story of someone who's in your family but doesn't have a voice to say whether or not they want that story told? This loving and wistful portrait of a sibling creatively addresses entrenched societal prejudices against people with differences.

 

The Boy Inside [43 min educational version with teachers study guide]

The Boy Inside [43 min educational version with teacher's study guide]

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

Filmmaker Marianne Kaplan tells the personal and often harrowing story of her son Adam, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome.

The Boy Inside [47 min version]

The Boy Inside [47 min version]

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

Filmmaker Marianne Kaplan tells the personal and often harrowing story of her son Adam, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome.

Hidden Legacies

Hidden Legacies

Contains Closed Captioning

This documentary, directed by Anishinaabe filmmaker Lisa Jackson, profiles young people whose parents and grandparents attended government-initiated, church-run, Indian Residential Schools.

Labelled

Labelled

Available on DVD

The power and damage wrought by labelling children is front and centre in this short animation with puppets.

OMG!

OMG!

Available on DVD

After a monster fight with her parents over her texting habit, 14 year old Kaylee runs away to her understanding grandma's house. All is going well until Kaylee's cell phone battery runs out.

Your Mother Should Know

Your Mother Should Know

Available on DVDAvailable on VHSContains Closed Captioning

This deeply personal narrative weaves a rich tapestry of memories and metaphors to look at the hopes and fears in mother-daughter relationships.