Deaf jam

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  • Creator a film by Judy Lieff
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Educational version. [Harriman, New York] : New Day Films, [2011] ©2011
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • OCLC ocn871203292
  • Credits
    • Students, Aneta Brodski, Shiran Zhavian ; teachers, Liz Wolter, Manny Hernandez, Terrylene Sacchetti, Dirksen Bauman ; poets, Peter Cook, Tahani Salah, Bob Holman [from discussion guide]
    • Producer/Director, Judy Lieff [from discussion guide] ; directors of photography, Melissa Donovan, Caludia Raschke Robinson; associate producer, Liz Wolter ; production sound engineers, Kristian Borysevicz, Judy Karp, John Sember ; executive producer for ITVS, Sally Jo Fifer

Summary

  • Aneta Brodski, a deaf teen living in New York City, discovers the power of American Sign Language poetry. As she prepares to be one of the first deaf poets to compete in a spoken-word slam, her journey leads to an unexpected collaboration. [from discussion guide.]

Notes

  • Previously broadcast on the television program Independent lens.
  • DVD ; 4:3 letterbox.
  • Closed captions/subtitles.
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