The Sprout Film Festival tours the nation with the mission to inspire the community, promote inclusion and support film-making as part of self-advocacy and social change. It focuses exclusively on films that celebrate the diverse lives and creativity of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), strives to challenge assumptions and breakdown stereotypes. By introducing powerful, thought-provoking films from around the world to new audiences, the festival aims to hope to promote greater acceptance, celebrate difference, and light the spark to help make the invisible, visible.
The matinee showing at 10:30 a.m. - noon is shorter and with a student focus. The evening performance commences at 6:30 p.m.