Still image from the film My Blind Brother shows characters Rose (Jenny Slate) gasping while standing beside Robbie (Adam Scott), who is blind, and Robbie's resentful brother Bill (Nick Kroll). Image courtesy of My Blind Brother.

New Films Starring Characters with Disabilities

A list of five recently released films that not only star characters with disabilities, but also aggressively smash stereotypes of how saintly such characters should behave.

Image shows a woman standing behind a pile of charcoal and staring into the camera. It's a screenshot from Death by a Thousand Cuts, which examines the charcoal market in Croix-des-Bouquets, in the outskirts of Port-au-Prince.

Hot Docs Accessibility Series

AMI has partnered with Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival to ensure that this year’s event is more accessible to the blind, low vision, deaf and hard of hearing community.