Diverse Abilities Collection

Through a lens of empathy and authenticity, these movies challenge societal norms and celebrate the resilience, triumphs, and complexities of the disabled community.

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The Diverse Abilities Collection collection includes the following titles:

8 Stories About My Hearing Loss

8 Cuentos sobre mi hipoacusia
Documentary Argentina, Uruguay
Charo lost her hearing as an adult. In this insightfull documentary, she asks herself: How does someone listen when they can't hear?

A School in Cerro Hueso

Una escuela en Cerro Hueso
Drama Argentina
After numerous rejections due to her Autism diagnosis, six-year-old Ema finally finds a safe place to observe and explore the world in silence and at her own pace.

Bad Steps, Ep. 03 - Limitless Sports

Deportes sin límites
Documentary, Series Argentina
Two BMX athletes with disabilities show how nothing is more inspiring than seeing others overcome adversity, and their talents take them to places where nothing is impossible.

Boy from the Blaze

El niño de fuego
Documentary Spain
After an accident left him severely burned, Aleixo is unable to live a normal life. Music and family giveshim hope. Will performing bring him back?

Cuernavaca

Fiction, Drama Mexico
Andy's world changes when his mother has an accident. With no one to care for him, he is taken to Cuernavaca to his distant paternal grandmother.

Enlightened

Iluminados
Documentary Mexico
Two people are closely related by unconventional forms of life and vision: Pedro Miranda, a young, blind visual artist; and Iris Palau, a clairvoyant.

Guillen Project

Proyecto Guillén
Documentary Spain
A dedicated schoolteacher faces a daunting challenge: one of his elementary school students, Guillén, is diagnosed with cancer.

Hero Steps

Pasos de héroe
Fiction, Drama, Comedy Colombia
A heartrending drama about triumph in the face of seemingly insurmountable adversity. If little Eduardo can follow his dreams, then surely there's hope for all of us.

La Paz

Drama, Fiction Argentina, Bolivia
Liso returns to live with his parents after a stay at a psychiatric institution and strikes a relationship of mutual complicity with Sonia, the Bolivian maid.

Lucas

Drama Spain
Following his father's death, Lucas accepts a shady deal: cash in exchange for photos for fake social media accounts to "talk" to underage girls.

Marina's Ocean

Marina não vai à praia
Drama, Fiction Brazil
A 15-year-old girl yearns to see the ocean, but her disability interferes. Unable to travel to the beach with her sister and friends, Marina strikes out on an adventure of her own.

My Name is Daniel

Meu nome é Daniel
Documentary Brazil
Daniel de Castro Gonçalves, born with an undiagnosed disability, embarks on a personal documentary in Rio, tracing his life's journey to uncover the truth behind his condition.

My Name is Gennet

Mi Nombre es Gennet
Drama, Fiction Spain
Based on a true story, this poignant and inspirational film follows the life of Gennet Corcuer, from her childhood in extreme poverty in Ethiopia to her achievement as the first Deaf-blind woman to obtain a university degree in Europe.

Seven Dogs

Siete perros
Drama, Fiction Argentina
A canine family becomes the catalyst for human connection in this heartwarming film about a man looking to keep his seven dogs in his apartment despite the neighbors’ threats.

Silence Please

Silencio por favor
Drama Spain
A small incident disrupts the family routine for a man, his mother, and his brother, who suffers from cerebral palsy.

The Dog Who Wouldn't Be Quiet

El perro que no calla
Drama, Comedy, Fiction Argentina
An adventurous and bittersweet cinematic exploration of adulthood, love, loss, and fatherhood in a world rocked by a sudden catastrophe.

The Empty Classroom

El aula vacía
Documentary, Fiction Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, El Salvador
To explore the dropout crisis in Latin America, creative director Gael García Bernal gathered 11 award-winning filmmakers who have created a captivating anthology of short films that delve into the underlying reasons, from poverty to societal traditions, why students aren’t graduating.

The Foam of Days

La espuma de los días
Drama, Fiction Cuba, Mexico
Five years in the making, this Cuban story is about camaraderie, friendship, and the human being who lives daily in a reality that conditions him, but does not determine him.

The Radio Amateur

El radioaficionado
Drama Spain
A young autistic man obsessed with radio engineering tries to find some independence, but crueller forces interfere.

Through Ernesto's Eyes

Aos Olhos de Ernesto
Drama Brazil
Ernesto, an 80-year-old Uruguayan photographer living in Brazil, has been facing the realities of aging such as loneliness and advancing blindness.

Vicenta

Animation, Documentary Argentina
A film as necessary as it is beautiful, Vicenta explores the struggle for the right to a legal, safe, and free abortion.

Wilaya

Drama, Fiction Spain
With unprecedented access to the Sahrawi community, Pedro Pérez Rosado, provides a voice to this unrepresented group of refugees living in a Saharan refugee camp and their struggle for independence.

Yo

Drama, Fiction Mexico, Canada, Switzerland, Dominican Republic
Based on the story by Nobel Prize winner Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, Yo follows a young man with limited mental skills as he befriends an eleven-year-old girl who will change his life forever.