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Hear Me out

An exploration of a deaf person's experience in a hearing world

Hear Me out
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This project received pledges on Thu 12 Dec 2019

our project

A short documentary in which a deaf actor talks to us about his experiences, deaf culture and the messages that hearing people need to listen to. 

our story

We’re making this film to raise deaf awareness within the hearing community in regards to how deaf people are treated, whether it’s within their own family, social situations, or work. We hope it will create a further understanding of the ways in which the hearing community can do small things that would be extremely helpful to some deaf people, such as improving communication and accessibility. 

This film is very important to me. As a deaf director who has gone through the struggles that our subject has, it’s a topic that is very close to my heart, and by doing this film it will spread awareness to those who watch it. 

I hope this could be a start in not only raising awareness, but by donating, it could lead to a bigger project that involves more deaf people and help to raise the statistics of deaf people in media. The lack of representation they currently have is leading to lack of knowledge and understanding of the deaf community.

Who we are

We are a group of filmmaking students at Kingston University in our final year. 

Director - Fae Al-Kalamchi

Cinematographer - Dylan Friese-Greene

Sound recorder - Evan Jones

Producer - Adelaide Feingold

Editor - Grace Edmunds-Jones  

Where will the money go?

The money we raise will go towards:

  • Our contributor William Grint - £100
  • Travel, as we had to carry around a lot of heavy filming equipment in and around London so it made using public transport difficult. We had to use taxis as a safer and more efficient way of transporting our crew and equipment - £50
  • Any additional money we raise will go towards festival submissions 

Rewards

We also have some rewards for anyone who supports us by donating!

Help us succeed!

Please donate or share this project to help let others know what we're doing and how to support us!