Much like people who have Down syndrome, the films they star in are varied and cover topics that can be unexpected.
Yolk is a short film from Australia that looks at emerging sexuality and curiosity.
Lena, a teenager with Downs Syndrome, is fascinated by sex and all the mystery that surrounds it – fertility, desire, and the mechanics of childbirth. When she steals a sex book from a mobile library, her mother forces her to take it back in an embarrassing family spectacle that only strengthens her daughter’s rebellious and irrepressible desire.
This post is part of our A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 with the theme Down syndrome in the media.