Sound and Fury

Sound and Fury

DVD - 2000
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A family with several deaf members is divided over whether to allow their children to undergo cochlear implants, a controversial medical procedure that can allow some hearing to take place. Some members are concerned about the loss of the deaf culture in their family.
Publisher: New York : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, c2000
Edition: Standard format
ISBN: 9780767037761
Call Number: DVD 305.9 SOUN
Characteristics: 1 DVD (78 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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This Academy Award-nominated documentary features two brothers, each raising deaf children, who need to decide whether to opt for a cochlear implant for their children. One of the brothers is hearing and the other is Deaf, and the documentary covers their arguments and disagreements throughout th... Read More »

Members of an extended family face off on cochlear implants - to implant or not? - in this emotionally packed documentary.

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Nov 15, 2018

I gained added awareness of the dilemma cochlear implants pose for deaf parents. For a deaf child with hearing parents, an implant seems the best choice, but for the deaf child with deaf parents it is perhaps not the best choice.

Jan 25, 2017

It's very thought-provoking, poignant, moving, enlightening, and heartrending. It deepened and widened my view and understanding toward those who are different from me, to some or great extent. I was very much and unforgettably touched.

Austin J Feldkamp Jun 11, 2013

AMAZING!! I loved this documentary. It was extremely informative on both sides: the hearing world and the Deaf world. It seemed to be quite unbiased.


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