The Grown-Ups

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PBS Premiere: Sept. 4, 2017Check local listings »

Synopsis

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.

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