Imagine living somewhere you didn't choose and being told you can't leave. For decades, that was a reality for people with intellectual disabilities. Parents who had a child with an intellectual disability were commonly advised to send their child away to an institution—that it was best for the child, the family and the community. Institutions were often set away from the rest of the world and, for the most part, what happened inside their walls seemed to be somewhat of a mystery to the general... [see more] public. The powerful one-hour documentary I GO HOME chronicles the role institutionalization played in the life of people with intellectual disabilities in 1960s America. Using the story of Pennhurst State School and Hospital in eastern Pennsylvania as an example of the abuse and neglect that was taking place on a national level, the program details how those with intellectual disabilities were treated in society, the resulting changes that were needed, and the community-based efforts in place today. Archival photos and footage along with interviews with people with intellectual disabilities, advocates, researchers, scientists, parents, social workers, and many more help raise awareness about the issue and shine a light on the struggles and triumphs of the disability rights movement.