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Encounters: Deaf Shorts Showcase (15)

Wed 26 Jun 2019


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£7* | £5* students/under 25s | 3 films for £18*



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Encounters: Deaf Shorts Showcase (15)

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Encounters: Deaf Shorts Showcase (15)

Showing times:

  • Wed 26 Jun: 6pm

90 mins, various directors

This screening does not feature adverts, the film will start promptly at the advertised time.

Carefully curated by Encounters Film Festival – the UK’s leading short film and animation festival, this new collection of live action short films aim to normalise on screen D/deafness.

With a nod to the centenary of the suffragette movement all leading roles are played by D/deaf women and includes the latest winner of the Encounters Deaf Shorts Showcase award – To Know Him by Ted Evans.

The programme contains hard-coded descriptive subtitling.



Lost, Little Girl

Dir: Cédric Bourgeois
Belgium | 2017 | 20 mins

Anna, a deaf young woman, lives with her grandmother in a campground. While the latter must be hospitalized, Anna finds herself alone and becomes an easy prey …



Dir: Louise Stern
22 mins 47 secs | UK | 2017

A young girl comes to live on a boat, she communicates with the people – and the gerbil – who inhabit this world via notes, gesture and dance.


A Woman Like Me

Dir: Isabel Lilia Morales Bondy
8 mins 47 secs | UK / Denmark | 2017

A deafblind Danish woman travels to Nepal to meet a woman with the same condition in the hopes of communicating and engaging in a cultural exchange.


To Know Him

Dir: Ted Evans
28 mins | UK | 2017

To lay the man she loves to rest a deaf woman must overcome a barrier far greater than language.

Venue: Exeter Phoenix, Studio 74

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