Today’s movie at random is Sound and Fury (HU DVD 681), an important documentary about deaf culture and the impact of cochlear implants. We also have streaming access to the follow up film, Sound and Fury: 6 years later. DC has such an interesting deaf community, and while this documentary is a little outdated, it’s still a very interesting look at this divisive issue.
Here’s our summary:
If you could make your deaf child hear, would you? Sound and fury is the intimate, heart-rending tale of the Artinians, an extended family with deaf and hearing members across three generations. Together they confront a technological device that can help the deaf to hear but may also threaten deaf culture, and their bonds with each other.
And here’s the trailer: