DeAf Jam

In Deaf Jam, Aneta Brodski seizes the day. She is a Deaf teen introduced to American Sign Language (ASL) poetry, who then boldly enters the spoken word slam scene. In a wondrous twist, Aneta, an Israeli immigrant living in the Queens section of New York City, eventually meets Tahani, a hearing Palestinian slam poet. The two young women embark on a hearing/deaf collaboration, a performance duet that is a metaphor for the complex realities they share - generating a new form of slam poetry that speaks to both the hearing and the Deaf.

70 minutes

Shown at

  1. 12th Annual San Antonio Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  2. Boston Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  3. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2012
  4. Sacramento Jewish Film Festival - 2013

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