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The Grown-Ups
Director: Maite Alberdi
Genre: Documentary
Program Length: 60 Minutes
Broadcast Date: September 4, 2017 on PBS (POV)
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In a school for individuals with Down Syndrome, four middle-aged friends yearn for a life of greater autonomy in a society that marginalizes them as disabled. The Grown-Ups is a humorous and at times sad and uncomfortable look at the tragic limbo of conscious adults.

Winner, Best Female-Directed Film at the 2016 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. A co-presentation with Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB).

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