Image for Movie Memories: Deaf Shorts Showcase (15)

Back to What's on

Movie Memories: Deaf Shorts Showcase (15)

17 May

Select event time

Here are a list of days and times at which this event will take place May


  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Featuring Oscar winning live action short film The Silent Child, this film collection was made by filmmakers from both Deaf and hearing backgrounds, presenting a unique representation of the Deaf community in the 21st Century. This event is D/deaf friendly and everyone is welcome. 

This event will be BSL interpreted. All tickets £3.

Image for Swimming in the Desert

Swimming in the Desert

Agua Dulce is stricken by a dought. A ten year old challenges her grandfather, a cranky, retired firefighter, to bring water back to the river.

Show details

  • Director Alvaro Ron
  • Country United States
  • Year 2017
  • Duration 17m
Image for Hitch


A young, deaf boy wanders alone, through a remote Australian landscape. A mysterious man pulls up in a ute, to offer him a ride.

Show details

  • Director Sophie Hexter, Poppy Walker
  • Country Australia
  • Year 2016
  • Duration 11m
Image for The Song for Single

The Song for Single

You are invited to experience this achingly familiar but perhaps buried part of our human longing for love through a unique story-telling technique: the passionate voice of sign.

Show details

  • Director Zheng Xiaosan, Sam Zheng
  • Country China
  • Year 2016
  • Duration 5m
Image for The Silent Child

The Silent Child

A profoundly deaf four year old girl lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication. Inspired by real events.

Show details

  • Director Chris Overton
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Year 2017
  • Duration 20m
Image for 4


A young Deaf man is challenged to a game of Connect 4, only to find that this is no ordinary game. Are the odds stacked against him?

Show details

  • Director Bim Ajadi
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Year 2014
  • Duration 7m
Image for Signs of an Affair

Signs of an Affair

Flora has been married to Fred for many years, when suddenly he doesn’t want sugar in his tea.

Show details

  • Director Louis Neethling
  • Country United Kingdom
  • Year 2017
  • Duration 28m
  • Directors Various
  • Curated by Encounters Festival Bristol and Visible Cinema @ GFT
  • Certificate 15
banknote calendar-02 calendar close down-chevron facebook filter google-plus left-arrow-02 mail play-icon right-arrow search shopping-basket small-play-icon tick twitter up-arrow