"It’s not a deaf movie"

The Tribe is catching movie reviewers off guard. Set in a Ukrainian boarding school for the deaf and made exclusively in Ukrainian Sign Language, many assume the film has “more to do with the novelty of sign language than any merit of the actual film.”...

NYT reviews The Tribe

The new film The Tribe takes place in a Ukrainian boarding school for the deaf–and it’s disturbing. That’s reflected in today’s review of it in the New York Times that reads in part, “Having provoked the audience’s curiosity, the film...

Fierce Sign Language

The New York Times says the new Ukraine film called The Tribe “tells its story of violence and love through visuals alone” through “fierce sign language” and “despite the absence of subtitles, the characters’ actions and emotions are...

Review of ‘Marie’s Story’

Marie’s Story, “milks the tears in the home stretch, making little effort to hold the melodrama at bay. The result is a story that everyone can feel great about feeling terrible about,” writes Michael O’Sullivan. His review of the film about a French...

New Movie about a Deaf School

A movie about a state-run Ukrainian school for the deaf opens in the UK today. The Tribe is a Ukrainian film with no subtitles–the story is told in sign. The BBC has a review here which tells about the film and why it is controversial in the Deaf community....

An aspiring filmmaker

A former Miss Deaf Alabama is directing a film. What Desiree Dorsey is doing after graduating from college. Read more details at the WBRC-TV website here. Read More at DeafNewsToday.com Related Blogs Related Blogs on An aspiring...