6:30pm – Deaffest 10th Anniversary
Opening Reception – light refreshments on arrival
8:00pm – Launch of Deaffest’s 10th Anniversary
Launch of Deaffest 2015. Hosted by Clive Mason with live entertainment from Listen With Your Eyes and the premiere screening of ‘The Quiet Ones’, the Ben Steiner Bursary 2015 film, which was won by Teresa Garratty at Deaffest 2014. This will be followed by a questions and answers session with Teresa herself plus a special screening of controversial film ‘The Tribe’.
The Quiet Ones Dir. Teresa Garratty, UK, 2015 (Dur. 15 minutes)
A teacher at a Deaf boarding school is brutally murdered and the suspects have been narrowed down to four students. Can Detective Clarke and psychologist Dr. Barton reveal the murderer’s identity before it’s too late? Which one of the students is a cold-blooded killer? It’s always ‘The Quiet Ones’. This film contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing.
Age certificate: 12A
10:15pm Networking in Lock Works, Light House
10:45pm – The Tribe Dir. Miroslav Slaboshpitsky, Ukraine, 2014 (Dur. 2 hours and 12 minutes)
A deaf teenager struggles to fit into the boarding school system.
Age certificate: 18+