22-28 Sept 2021
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Silent Music

Silent Music

EVERYTHING IN THE Gomez family seems perfect, but appearances are deceiving. Kenneth and his wife Teresa are deaf, and this isolates them. There is also a communication breakdown that prevents the family from having genuine relationships with each other. It is Melissa, the youngest of three hearing children, who embarks on a journey of discovery, exploring delicate subjects never before discussed. Through difficult confrontations and unexpected revelations, Melissa is ultimately forced to ask herself: Are some secrets best left hidden?

Silent Music (2013)

Region:

Trinidad and Tobago

Language:

English and English Sign Language, with English Subtitles

Rating:

GA

Director(s):

Melissa Gomez


Melissa Gomez

Melissa Gomez

Melissa Gomez was born and raised in Antigua. She has made several short documentaries, and worked on Alex Gibney’s documentary Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2009), which was nominated for an Academy Award. Silent Music is her first documentary feature.

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