The Adoration

The Adoration is a narrative short film about the political issue involving a current legal loophole allowing employers to pay people with Down syndrome less than minimum wage.

Richard, a young man with Down syndrome, just landed a job he loves. But when his troubled brother finds out that Richard is getting paid far below minimum wage, the family is forced to navigate this complicated issue within their own lives.

  • Sarah B. Jacobs
    Director
  • Sarah B. Jacobs
    Writer
  • Natalie Heltzel
    Producer
  • Brian Dovey
    Key Cast
    "Richard"
  • Brandon Cypel
    Key Cast
    "Wayne"
  • Ann Smith
    Key Cast
    "Meryl"
  • Tommy Lee Kirby
    Key Cast
    "Manager"
  • Claire Montgomery
    Key Cast
    "Tester"
  • Kyle Smolic
    Cinematographer
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 44 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital/Alexa Mini
  • Aspect Ratio:
    1.85:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director - Sarah B. Jacobs