The Gillian Film

a film about a young woman with developmental disabilities who decides to move out of her parent’s home

Gillian Fink is a young woman who works at a local veterinary clinic, rides horses, takes dance classes, and has developmental disabilities. When Gillian decides to move out of the house, her mother must come to terms with letting go.

The Gillian Film shares the difficulties and joys of both raising and being a person whose abilities are in constant and productive tension with her distinctive thought styles and cognitive capacities. It explores issues around school transition and the importance of social inclusion and independent living for people with disabilities.

Watch the film trailer here: The Gillian Film Trailer