Deafness, Films

The end of deafness?

Ted Evans’ award winning short film, The End, poses the question, ‘if there was a cure for deafness, would you take it?’ In its raw, documentary style The End explores what could indeed happen if deafness was eventually eradicated.For those of you with hearing or with no exposure to the deaf community, saying ‘yes’ to a… Continue reading The end of deafness?

Deafness, Films

A response to ‘Strangers’ – a short film by Brian Duffy

I’ve just got round to watching Brian Duffy’s short film ‘Strangers’. Using dialogues led by a young deaf guy and his parents, it showed its audience just how possible it is for a deaf person to feel like an outsider towards their own hearing family.Isolated and frustrated, mainly because his parents were poor communicators, the young guy… Continue reading A response to ‘Strangers’ – a short film by Brian Duffy