Previously at the ICA - Films
6 Jan 2007
The best short films from recent years and two special previews of forthcoming films.
Text, Batteries & Earwax
Dirs Jonathan and Michael Reid, UK 2003, 16 mins
Hilarious drama about the unlikely friendship between Lenny and Steve, two very different D/deaf men.
Not From Where I'm Standing
Dirs Jez Toogood and Samuel Dore, UK 2004, 4 mins
An interpreter provides a voice over for a short film with a Deaf man but things soon take an embarrassing turn as the interpreter finds himself out of his depth.
Dir Peter Morrissey, UK 2006, 5 mins
A man becomes a hero by finding courage to accept his wife's illness from cancer and has to overcome his final obstacle by spending their last romantic evening together on a beach.
Dir Rita Mazza, Italy 2006, 10 mins
A strange movie with songs in Italian Sign Language and a ghost who explains what Halloween means.
The Magic Mile
Dir Toby Meakins, UK 2001, 6 mins
When a deaf girl chances on an abandoned wheelchair, she discovers the incredible secret of "the magic". Finding herself in a strange and unfamiliar world, she picks up the trail of the wheelchair's owner, who reveals that even miracles have their limits.
Dir Rita Mazza, Italy 2005, 9 mins
The story of a Deaf person who dreams that she's hearing.
Dave Ellington, UK 2005, 90 seconds
A Deaf interviewee reflects on the tragic comedy of his situation.
A new cult film produced by two Deaf filmmakers. Followed by a Q&A
BBC See Hear, Dir Louis Neethling, UK 2006, 60 mins
The latest new drama from the BBC, an hour-long special.
Followed by Q&A with Terry Riley, See Hear Editor and Louis Neethling, Director