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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)


Trinidad and Tobago


English and English Sign Language, with English Subtitles




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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