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
0767037766
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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rationallady
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.

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gwenahn
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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