The Arc of Arizona advocates for the rights and full community participation of all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Together with our network of members and affiliated chapters, we improve systems of supports and services, connect families, inspire communication and influence public policy.
2018 Sprout Film Festival
The Arc & Sprout Film Festival returns on Friday, April 20, 2018!
The Sprout Film Festival 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 and ever-more inclusive audiences, we promote greater acceptance, celebrate difference and light the spark to help make the invisible, visible.
Sprout films feature actors whose lives reflect the joys and challenges their characters face. These are not “star” vehicles for well-known actors to portray individuals with I/DD. Rather, all roles depicting persons with disabilities are played by persons with actual disabilities.