Posted by Tacey Rychter
25. Jun, 2012
|June 28, 2012|
Switch off Being Lara Bingle and tune into something inspiring. This Thursday night Bella Union will be hosting the Australian premiere of Deaf Jam, the story of deaf teen Aneta Brodski’s journey into the vocal word spoken word slams.
An Israeli immigrant living in Queens, NY, Aneta meets Tahini, a hearing Palestinian slam poet, and the two embark on a performance collaboration that breaks down barriers, cultures, and language.
Go beyond the screen with representatives from the Deaf Arts Network, Centre for Poetics and Justice, and Slamalamadingdong Poetry Slam leading a discussion after the film and help explore the potential for collaboration between hearing and deaf poets in Melbourne.
Film is fully captioned and Auslan signing interpreters will present during discussion.
WHEN: Thursday 28 June, 8pm
WHERE: Bella Union, Trades Hall, crn Lygon Street and Victoria Parade, Carlton
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