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The USM Linguistics Department and
the USM ASL Club of Maine
present the:

3 rd   Annual Maine

DEAF FILM FESTIVAL

 

Click here for schedule and film descriptions

Saturday, April 16

1:00 to 10:00 PM

USM Luther Bonney Auditorium

Falmouth St. , Portland

GALA RECEPTION

5:00 to 6:30 PM

 

The Festival is held on Portland's USM Campus.

Several participating filmmakers will be
present,
including Guest Speakers
Gauladette Deaf Studies Professors
Ben Bahan and H-Dirsksen Bauman,
who will speak on their film:

AUDISM UNVEILED

ALSO, by special arrangement with MIRAMAX PICTURES, we will be featuring the Maine Premiere of

DEAR FRANKIE

(captioned), starring Emily Mortimer. Click here for latest schedule.

This festival will feature films portraying the Deaf experience, made by filmmakers, artists and educators form the Deaf and hearing communities, . This festival is geared toward a wide audience which grows substantially each year since its inception!

Overall, there will be over 25 films exhibited, in a variety of styles from throughout the world. The styles are diverse ranging from documentary to animation, romance, comedy, and drama. Each film maker offers the viewer an exciting opportunity to experience their personal perspective of the Deaf community and Deaf life through film.

There will be refreshments and vendors to enjoy during the reception as well! For more information please see the links at left or call the USM Linguistics Department: TTY 207-780-4069, VOICE 207-780-4989 or 4582.

Please join us and celebrate this day of rich artistic expression and Deaf Culture!


Advance Tickets on sale.

 

By phone:

TTY 780-4069

VOICE 207-780-4989/4582

for more information.

email: deaffilmfest@yahoo.com

 

In person:

USM Linguistics Office

65 Exeter St.

Portland, ME 04103

 

Advance Full Day:

$15 / $12 for seniors and students

Half Day (no advance):

$10 /$7 seniors and students

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The Festival is still seeking

volunteers and sponsors.

Click here for more info.

 
Platinum Sponsors:
Hamilton Relay
Maine Center on Deafness
 
Gold Sponsors:
Ellen Philip Associates
 
Bronze Sponsors:
Alpha One
 
Friends of DFF:
Maine Association of the Deaf
Sign Language Interpreting Plus
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See the links as left for more information on past Festivals, directions, and press releases.

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