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Movie Night: The Deaf Family @ Austin Community College

Posted in Deaf Cinema, event, film by Robs on August 26, 2008

Movie Night: The Deaf Family

Austin Community College
Eastview Campus (EVC)
3401 Webberville Rd.
Austin, Texas 78702

Auditorium: Room 8500 (Bldg. 8000)
Date: Friday, Sept. 19, 2008
Time: 7:00pm

Email: aslterp@austincc.edu
Voice: 512.223.3205

Hosted by ASL Friends United (ASL & Interpreting Student Organization), Austin Community College

Free Event is Proudly Sponsored by HOVRS, Purple

Cast: Megg Rose, Andrew Rubin, Sean Berdy, Bejo Goodridge

Director: Chad W. Taylor

Producer: Chad W. Taylor, Wayne Betts, Jr.

Screenwriter: DJ Kurs

Studio: Mösdeux

Genre: Comedy

Language: American Sign Language, with English subtitles

MPAA Rating: PG

Synopsis: Anything that could go wrong inside “The Deaf Family” will go wrong! This light-hearted family sitcom about a dysfunctional deaf family going through trials and tribulations as each characters experiments with something new, only to realize that by being deaf and accepting one’s identity as a deaf person, they will be accepted by everyone (including hearing people).

Here is the official trailer for the upcoming movie, “The Deaf Family.”

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Deaf Comic: Tattooed Back

Posted in cartoon, Deaf by Robs on August 10, 2008

One of Deaf artist Matt Daigle’s cartoons is amazing. It is about someone not knowing you are deaf and talking behind you at a gym locker room. The best solution is that a tattooed message on your back. The cartoon is very funny! See below…

For further information, please visit Matt Daigle’s blog: That Deaf Cartoonist. Matt’s cartoons are deaf-related humor and generic humor.

ASL Video Clip: Horoscope

Posted in ASL, horoscope by Robs on August 9, 2008

I received Garrett “G the STAR” Bose’s recent video clip “How Every Horoscope Sign is Stupid!” through email from one of my friends. I saw the video clip that Garrett mocked interesting perspectives on the horoscope. That’s hilarious! I decided to post Garrett’s video clip on my blog. I bet it will make you laughing… See for yourself!

How Every Horoscope Sign is Stupid!

Genre: Comedy

Language: American Sign Language, with English subtitles

Runtime: 2:49

Source: YouTube – DeepCityG

Film entitled: Four Deaf Yorkshiremen

Posted in Deaf Cinema, film by Robs on August 7, 2008

I enjoyed watching this film because it is very funny. The film is about deaf men who challenge each other to tell their worst stories. I never thought of the ending, and I laughed out loud at the ending. I like the ending. The plot is excellent. This short film is 10 minutes long.

I bought the special edition DVD “Four Deaf Yorkshiremen” includes extra features, and I also got the two glossy photos of the “Four Deaf Yorkshiremen.”


You can buy the DVD, and see “Four Deaf Yorkshiremen” in full quality, just contact Charlie Swinbourne at director.charlie@googlemail.com for more information! The DVD sale is raising money for the second film “The Return of the Four Deaf Yorkshiremen.”

I’m looking forward to watch the second film.


Cast: John Smith, Ilan Dwek, Matthew Kirby, Jonathan Reid

Director: Charlie Swinbourne

Producer: Charlie Swinbourne

Screenwriter: Charlie Swinbourne

Studio: Remark Production

Genre: Comedy

Language: British Sign Language, with English subtitles

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Synopsis: How hard was growing up deaf? In this short film, four old deaf men try to tell the worst story about their childhood – and there’s ten pounds on the table for the ‘winner!’

The film was inspired by the classic “Four Yorkshiremen” sketch made famous by Monty Python, but with a new script for a deaf cast.

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