Day 3 Evening 1

Deaffest Founders & Directors Marilyn Willrich and Nikki Stratton with Sam Zheng

We’re honoured to have Founding Director of Shanghai International Deaf Film Festival (SHIDFF) Sam Zheng and Visual Designer, Actress and Performance Interpreter Xiaoshu Alice Hu joining us at Deaffest 2019 to give a presentation on Deaf Film and Arts in China.

Sam is a deaf filmmaker and animator based in Shanghai and an international award-winning director.

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Xiaoshu Alice Hu

Alice Hu, originally from Shanghai, is based in Vienna. She is an established deaf Visual Designer, Program Innovator and Actor. She is also celebrated for her work as a strong advocate for social inclusion as Program Innovator for MyAbility Social Enterprise Company based in Vienna. Alice Hu is also a deaf hip-hop artist, stage performer, and sign language music video and live performance interpreter, a stage actor and dancer.

In the presentation Sam will talk about the progress of Deaf Arts and Film in China and its contribution to creativity through the power of media. The presentation will be supported by Alice Hu.

The presentation will take place on Saturday 18th May 2019 in Cinema One, Light House from 1.50pm to 2.50pm.

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