November 20, 2020
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Sound of Metal: New film about a deaf drummer

Sound of Metal, a new film about a deaf drummer, is scheduled to premier today in select theaters. The new film from director Darius Marder, has received a lot of […]
March 24, 2020
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Deaf-Blind actor gets lead role in short film

A man from Long Island has become “perhaps the first deaf-blind actor in a lead movie role,” according to the New York Times. Robert Tarango, a kitchen worker from the […]
March 2, 2020
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How my hearing loss inspired a career in entertainment

The world of TV and film has always been incredibly captivating to me. My hearing loss inspired me to pursue a career in entertainment.
January 13, 2020
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Q&A with hard of hearing filmmaker Saleem Nasir Gondal

"Super Sonic" is a short film by hard of hearing filmmaker Saleem Nasir Gondal. It might be short but it is an important move forward for deaf cinema.
October 8, 2019
Deaf and hearing film

‘WHAT?’ A Silent film with Deaf and hearing filmmakers

Have you heard about the “not-so silent” film that channels Buster Keaton and features Deaf and hearing actors, producers, and crew? “WHAT?” is a ground breaking collaboration, written and directed […]
May 29, 2019
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PAD Productions: A company breaking barriers for deaf artists

I recently caught up with deaf actress and co-founder of PAD Productions (Positive About Deafness in arts and media), Lara Steward. We discussed #DeafTalent and her passion for breaking barriers […]
October 9, 2018
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‘The Listening Project’ shares stories of life with cochlear implants

A new film about people with cochlear implants aims to inform viewers about life with hearing loss technology. Dr. Jane Madell, a renowned pediatric audiologist, and director Irene Taylor Brodsky tell […]
September 27, 2018
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‘Eight Stories About Hearing Loss’: An upcoming film aiming to change perceptions of disabilities

What does it feel like to have hearing loss? Argentinian filmmaker Charo Mato, takes us into the eyes and ears of people living with hearing loss in her upcoming film […]
September 21, 2018

Deaf community speaks out against new film ‘The Silence’

A recent Twitter storm spiraled as the Deaf community responded to an article published by  The Hollywood Reporter (THR) highlighting John Leonetti’s new film; “The Silence”, which premieres in December. The […]
May 2, 2018
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Art mirrors reality in film ‘Lacrimosa’ by deaf filmmaker Austin Chapman

“Lacrimosa” is the name of the first song Austin Chapman heard with his Phonak hearing aids, which is the last song Mozart composed. “Lacrimosa” is also defined as “day of […]
July 21, 2017

Short film ‘The Silent Child’ premieres in August to raise deaf awareness

The Silent Child is a short film based on a true story about a deaf child. It is written by Rachel Shenton (as seen on Switched at Birth) and was […]
September 6, 2014

Children of a Lesser God, Children of a Different Choice

“Do you think that we could find a place that we can meet, not in silence and not in sound?” James Leeds (William Hurt), a speech teacher, presents this question […]