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Learning To Look

Director: Kim Johnson
2011, Trinidad+Tobago
English
Documentary short 37 minutes

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This revealing film follows the writing and performing of a skit by deaf Trinidadians about a child’s experience of hearing loss. Through the play, and through interviews with the actors, deaf children and their parents, the viewer is taken into an unfamiliar world.

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Kim Johnson is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Trinidad and Tobago. He has published a number of books on pan as well as other subjects. His first film, a documentary short on pan entitled The Audacity of the Creole Imagination (2010), screened at the ttff/10.

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Fri 30 Sept 12.00pm*, Little Carib

Date: Sun 17 Jul, 2011
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