While some of these films are fictional, most are based on true stories, and all of them depict inspiring stories about people empowered to overcome adversity.
It's an Australian Realtiy TV Show Documentary that follows several Autistic adults through their dating experiences on the quest to find love. Two seasons have been released and a 3rd might be coming out in 2022!
Upon moving in together, these three twenty-something roomates, each on the Autism Spectrum, vow to make extremely necessary changes in their lives in order to be the best version of themselves they can be. The actors are all people who identify on the Autism Spectrum. The creative inspiration for the drama came from Director, Jason Katims, driven by his desire to create a show that his son (who is on the Autism Spectrum), would watch and benefit from!
This Emmy Award-winning film paints a picture of a young woman's perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of Autism, at a time when it was still quite unknown.
Told he wasn't good enough to play Division I football, Brandon Burlsworth took a risk and walked on in 1994, and he became the most respected player in the history of the program.
Los Angeles high school teacher, Jamie Escalante, is being hassled by tough students like Angel Guzman, but Jamie is also pressured by his bosses, who want to control his raucous classroom. He is caught in the middle, he opts to immerse his students in higher math.
It is an ambitious, smart and affecting documentary that follows four disparate high school over-achievers, kids who collected that title in their respective alma maters, to see how life worked out for them in the decade after graduation.
This movie gives us an in-depth look at the relationship between the famous Physicist, Steven Hawking, and his wife. Little was expected from Hawking, after he was given just 2 years to live, following his diagnosis of ALS at age 21.
Matt Damon played the tittle role of a 20 year old young man. The hero is gifted with high potential in mathematics and chemistry, but doesn't realize what his potential can offer.