HLAA Boston presents: Sound and Fury

Thursday, August 14
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1hr 20mins // directed by:Josh Aronson // featuring:Heather Artinian

If you could make your deaf child hear, would you? The Academy Award-nominated film Sound and Fury follows the intimate, heart-rending tale of the Artinians, an extended family with deaf and hearing members across three generations.

Together they confront a technological device that can help the deaf to hear but may also threaten deaf culture – and their bonds with each other. For Peter Artinian and his wife, both of whom are deaf, a surgical ear implant for their five-year-old daughter Heather means a choice between two worlds – an unfamiliar hearing world and the deaf world, a robust culture in its own right united by a uniquely visual and artistic langua