Saturday, April 16
1:00 to 10:00 PM
USM Luther Bonney Auditorium
Falmouth St. , Portland
5:00 to 6:30 PM
Festival is held on Portland's USM Campus.
Several participating filmmakers will be
present, including Guest Speakers
Bahan and H-Dirsksen Bauman,
who will speak on their film:
ALSO, by special arrangement with MIRAMAX PICTURES, we will be featuring
the Maine Premiere of
(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
Please join us and celebrate this day of rich artistic expression and Deaf Culture!