MORE After World War II, however, things began to change, thanks to a small group of determined people with an unwavering determination to live their lives like anyone else, and to liberate all disabled Americans of the limitations their government refused to accommodate.
Lives Worth Living traces the development of consciousness of these pioneers who realized that in order to change the world they needed to work together.
At the age of 19, Di Caprio received his first Academy Award nomination for his performance in this role. (1992, documentary, 29 min) centers on Peter Gwazdauskas, a third-grade student with Down syndrome who attends school with typically developing students.
Produced shortly after the passage of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), (1985, drama, 1 hr, 59 min) is based on the true story of a boy named Rocky Dennis (played by Eric Stoltz) who suffered from a rare condition that causes facial disfigurement.
The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature. (1994, rom-com-drama, 2 hrs, 22 min) is one of the most commercially successful films in Hollywood history.
Andrew Willis Re-recording Mixers James Le Brecht Dan Olmsted Dialog Editor Patti Tauscher Sound Editor Jamie Branquinho Post Production Audio Berkeley Sound Artists HD Finishing Facility Modulus Studios Post Finishing Supervisor Eric Masunaga Colorist, HD Mastering Evan Schwenterly Post Finishing Engineer Frank Mc Donnell Document Animation Alisa Placas Frutman Aaron D.
Nee Animation Maureen Barillaro Photos Courtesy of Berkeley Center for Independent Living Dr.
The thousands of individuals who came together to change attitudes and laws demonstrated the power of humanity, cooperation, and self-determination, and what can be accomplished against seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
LESS A Film by Eric Neudel Associate Producer Alison Gilkey Editor Bernice Schneider Camera Sam Powell Eric Neudel Joseph Vitagliano Sound Recording and Assistant Editor Peter Neudel Researchers Alison Gilkey Annie Eisenhart Lisa Sandler Music John Kusiak and P.
Watch the trailer.(2003, documentary, 1 hr, 23 min) walks us through a year in the life of the extraordinary Tom family of Fairfield, CA.