See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary

See What I'm Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary

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Director: Hilari Scarl

Cast: Hilari Scarl, C.J. Jones, Robert Demayo, Bob Hiltermann

     
 

Follow the journeys of four deaf entertainers who refuse to be held back by their common disability. Actor Robert DeMayo specializes in translating English to American Sign Language and teaches at Juilliard. Rendered homeless following a miscommunication with his landlord, DeMayo wages a daily struggle to get back on his feet. Drummer BobSee more details below

Overview

Follow the journeys of four deaf entertainers who refuse to be held back by their common disability. Actor Robert DeMayo specializes in translating English to American Sign Language and teaches at Juilliard. Rendered homeless following a miscommunication with his landlord, DeMayo wages a daily struggle to get back on his feet. Drummer Bob Hiltermann pounds the skins for Beethoven's Nightmare, a deaf rock band that's been going strong for three decades, and has recently begun preparations for the biggest concert of their career. TL Forsberg falls somewhere between two worlds; she can hear well enough that she doesn't qualify as deaf, yet wages a daily struggle to be accepted by mainstream society. When Forsberg opens for Beethoven's Nightmare, her fate takes a sudden and remarkable twist. Meanwhile, deaf African-American comic CJ Jones has achieved noteworthy success in the deaf community, but fails to break through into the mainstream standup circuit. When Jones becomes the producer of Los Angeles' inaugural International Sign Language Theater Festival, an interesting opportunity opens up for down-on-his-luck thespian DeMayo.

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Product Details

Release Date:
02/22/2011
UPC:
0767685237076
Original Release:
2009
Source:
New Video Group
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
54,979

Special Features

Closed Caption; Additional performances; Extended interviews; Deleted scenes; Trailers

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- See What I'm Saying
1. See What I'm Saying [3:41]
2. Chasing the Dream [7:27]
3. Rocking One Last Time [7:57]
4. A Huge Mistake [9:48]
5. Trying to Make Ends Meet [7:49]
6. A Grave of Disappointments [12:55]
7. Planning the Event [7:28]
8. Trying to Gain a Hearing Audience [5:33]
9. The Price You Pay [4:46]
10. The Festival [6:00]
11. Beethoven's Nightmare [13:29]
12. Credits [3:16]

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