Deaf History Month: Martha’s Vineyard
Watch this “Journeys on the Deaf Path” video to learn about the history of deafness on Martha’s Vineyard.
The Silent Child — Oscar® Winning Short Film
A deaf 6-year-old girl named Libby lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker gives her the gift of communication.
Through Deaf Eyes
Through Deaf Eyes explores almost 200 years of Deaf life in America and presents a broad range of perspectives on what it means to be deaf. The film is propelled by the stories of people, both eminent and ordinary, and sheds light on events that have shaped Deaf lives.
Audism – the notion that one is superior based on one’s ability to hear or to behave in the manner of one who hears and speaks.
Audism Unveiled will help educate and spread the knowledge that the oppressed are not alone, and share a common bond with many others who have experienced it. It is also beneficial to educate yourself, by seeing the many faces of audism, and the deep emotional scars resulting from this discrimination.
Link to movie: https://www.amazon.com/Audism-Unveiled/dp/1581210477
In The Land of The Deaf
Nicolas Philibert’s documentary features hearing-impaired people of all ages and from all walks of life, focusing on the students and teachers in a French school for deaf children and exploring the personal lives of some of the pupils and various adults, including an actor, a sign-language teacher, and an engaged couple. Sensitive and fascinating, In the Land of the Deaf is a moving account of its subjects’ lives.
Link to movie: https://www.amazon.com/Land-Deaf-Jean-Claude-Poulain/dp/B004R75LGU