The Sydney Film Festival will present its Screenability program of films, created by filmmakers living with disability, from June 5-16.

There are six works in the program including Good Bad Things, the Slamdance 2024 winner where a young man with muscular dystrophy ventures into the world of online dating. Also featured is The Stimming Pool, which blends live action with animation as five filmmakers share their individual neurodiverse experiences. A documentary The Ride Ahead, is a coming-of-age feature debut by Samuel and Dan Habib that questions what the future holds for young people living with disabilities.

Also in the selection are three Australian short films, Unstoppable, Rehabilitating and Threshold.

Programmer Rebecca McCormack said, Screenability is dedicated to amplifying the talents of filmmakers with disabilities, offering them a stage to tell their true stories and bring new insights to viewers. “This year’s Screenability line-up includes engaging and thought-provoking films from around the world and introduces three visionary shorts from our local artists,” she said.

Flexipasses are on sale now, as well as single tickets for Screenability, Family Program, Ousmane Sembène Retrospective, and the Opening Night Gala screening of Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line.

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Photo: Good Bad Things