Life and Deaf

Life and Deaf

Life and Deaf is a young person's plea to the city to be heard. In 2012 it won the 'RITTER SPORT Film Prize' at the 6th Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin. 

Eelyn Lee was commissioned to take poetry written by young deaf people from around the UK as a starting point for a film. Using fragments of verse Eelyn created a set of fictional characters, placing them in a meta world in locations around Greenwich to make this evocative and moving film poem.

Life and Deaf premiered at London's South Bank and has been featured on the BBC's flagship programme, See Hear. The film's online premiere was hosted by I-D Online.


Screenplay / Producer / Director - Eelyn Lee
Cinematographer - Dominik Rippl
Sound Recordist - Jonathan Ridge
Production Assistant - Richard Hale
Animation - Joana Teixidor
Editor / Composer - Francis Morgan-Giles

Watch the full film below.

 
Life and Deaf Association

News

IMAGE Eelyn Lee Awarded New Film Commission

Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Delighted to announce that Eelyn Lee has been awarded a commission from Chinese Art Now [CAN] to realise her new film project, Casting Fu Manchu.  Eelyn's project is one of six new CAN Digital Commissions that will premiere later this year in the lead up to the CAN Festival in February... Read More...

IMAGE Talking Identity & Purpose at Creative Mornings, Sheffield

Thursday, 09 April 2020
Eelyn will be talking about her practice in relation to the themes of identity and purpose at this month's Creative Mornings Sheffield. Usually these breakfast events take place at different venues around the city but due to the COVID-19... Read More...

IMAGE Eelyn to Talk at gal-dem x Kickstarer Event

Thursday, 12 March 2020
Eelyn will be talking about 'Sustaining Your Creative Practice' at a special event organised by gal-dem and Kickstarter. Part of a tour of events aimed at equipping women and non-binary people of colour with... Read More...