Through deaf eyes
(DVD)

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Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2007.
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen format.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
La Farge AV
DVD 362.4 Thr
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Language
English
ISBN
9780793693382, 0793693381
UPC
841887008396

Notes

General Note
Inspired by the "History through deaf eyes" exhibition created by Jack R. Gannon.
General Note
Originally produced as a documentary film for public television in 2007.
General Note
Special features: 6 short films by deaf filmmakers ("Vital signs" by Wayne Betts Jr., an excerpt from "Listen" by Kimby Caplan, "Destination : Eyeth" by Arthur Luhn, "Equilibrium" by Adrean Mangiardi, "That's my marshmallow" by Tracey Salaway, "Audism" by Rene Visco); making-of featurette (2007, 14 min.); interview with filmmaker Lawrence Hott (11 min.); 4 historic films ("Deaf mute girl reciting the 'Star spangled banner'" from 1902, "Preservation of the sign language" by George W. Veitz from 1913, "The Reverend Fletcher Dixie Home for the Deaf" ca. 1935, excerpt from "Beyond silence" from 1962).
General Note
"Enhanced for 16x9 televisions"--Container.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography: Allen Moore ... [et al.] ; music by Judy Hyman and Jeff Claus.
Participants/Performers
Narrated by Stockard Channing.
Description
"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 lights on events that have shaped Deaf lives: the creation of schools for deaf students, the debate about American Sign Language, the campaign for a deaf-friendly telephone (the TTY), the fight for a deaf president at Gallaudet University, and some very loud rock and roll"--Container.
System Details
DVD, region 1; stereo.
Language
In English, with optional English subtitles.
Language
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Language
Audio-described.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hott, L. R., Garey, D., Chowder, K., Channing, S., & Gannon, J. R. (2007). Through deaf eyes. Widescreen format. [Alexandria, Va.]: PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lawrence R. Hott et al.. 2007. Through Deaf Eyes. [Alexandria, Va.]: PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lawrence R. Hott et al., Through Deaf Eyes. [Alexandria, Va.]: PBS Home Video, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hott, Lawrence R., et al. Through Deaf Eyes. Widescreen format. [Alexandria, Va.]: PBS Home Video, 2007. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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