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Deaf Jam

Deaf Jam
Deaf Jam

DEAF JAM is the story of deaf teen Aneta Brodski's bold journey into the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani, a hearing Palestinian slam poet. The two women embark on a collaboration/performance duet creating a new form of slam poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the Deaf.

"Poetry, friendship and respect transcend politics; delightful and endearing, utilizing upbeat music and clever graphics, Deaf Jam immerses us in the richness and complexity of deaf culture and gives us a unique perspective into a world so vibrant, so diverse, it may forever change the way we see the non-hearing."

Barbara Pokras, A.C.E., Woodstock Film Festival.

Deaf Jam is available in English, Spanish, or French with American Sign Language. The running time for each version is 70 minutes.

Comments (2)

Anonymous picture

I want to watch this, but it is nauseating for me to watch modern-style shaky handheld camera work. I'll try to watch it in parts; 15 mins in so far.

Anonymous picture

it is amazing to watch whole thing, I have seen part of it in the other classes but this is the full version that I get to watch whole story! Love it so much!