Fri, Jul 10 at 8am
This program block will show the following films:
United States | Directed by Charlie Ainsworth | 17 minutes
In the future, time travel is possible and time crime is rampant. The Pstman must travel back in time to comfort the victims of changes made to the past.
I Want to Change the World
United Kingdom | Directed by Sebastian Cunliffe | 28 minutes
Follow Daniel Jillings, Britain’s youngest Deaf Campaigner, as he campaigns for a standardized school exam to be available in British Sign Language. His journey takes him all the way to the steps of No. 10 Downing Street, the headquarters of the UK government.
Getting Personal with Richard D. France
United Kingdom | Cathy Heffernan | 27 minutes
Richard D. France is a published poet, writer, performer, and now a mental health campaigner. He has suffered over the years with mental health issues, resulting in several suicide attempts and long stays in secure mental health institutions. However, he finally received effective treatment at a specialist hospital for Deaf people with mental health issue. He's now eager to share his story to help the Deaf community become better informed about mental illness. During the interview, host Deepa Shastri talks to Richard about his early years and influences, and they visit the site of his last suicide attempt.
To Know Him
United Kingdom | Directed by Ted Evans | 28 minutes
When a tragic accident leaves Sarah grieving for her Deaf partner Rob, she tracks down his estranged hearing father. To lay the man she loves to rest, Sarah must overcome a barrier far greater than language. This gripping drama is a frank meditation on family and the struggle to let go.