Short Dramas II

7 DECEMBER 2014 4.30pm

Four Deaf Yorkshireman go to Blackpool. Charlie Swinbourne. 28m. 2014. In this comedy-drama in BSL, four grumpy old Deaf men travel to Blackpool for an annual Deaf event, hoping to make new Deaf friends. Back home in Yorkshire, their Deaf Club has closed, so this is their chance to mix with Deaf people again, but when they meet some young Deaf men, things start to go wrong. Can the old and young men find a connection across the generations? This is a story told in the British seaside tradition that reveals the visual nature of Deaf comedy. Click here to view the film online.

Flowers. Sabina Sattar. 8:20, 2014. A boy falls in love with a Deaf girl and has to find a way to communicate his feelings for her.

Human mirror. Marc Nadal. 15m46s. 2014. Based on a real story. A 17-year-old girl with social anxiety has hardly any contact with the outside world. Never leaving her home she watches the cruelties being reported on the news every day, bringing her mind closer and closer to the dangerous nature of society.

Elephants Lie. Philippe Bernardin. 4m32s. 2014. A film following a woman’s struggles to maintain her patience and compassion for a loved one who may not fully understand the extent of her despair. Click here to view the film online.

Lift Hanger, Claudia Merlini, Billy Skinner. 2m44s. 2014. A film about two people stuck in a lift… results may vary! Click here to view the film online.