Deaf like me

United States, 1981

Film
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The story of Yollie, a shy, withdrawn deaf child, and her meeting with a mime. Yollie is entranced by Jeff, a mime artist who comes to perform for her class. Jeff teaches her some mime routines and they perform together for the whole school. As Yollie says goodbye to Jeff she discovers that he too has a hearing problem.

Credits

production company

Barr Films

director
Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323576

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Performance art

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children, Deaf

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Children, Deaf

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Deaf

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Deafness

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hearing impaired

Music & Performing Arts → Mime

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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