In the Land of the Deaf

Le Pays des sourds

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Dir. Nicolas Philibert, 1993, France, 99min, DCP, Color
In French with English subtitles

Meet a group of people who have been deaf most all of their lives, living in total silence and dreaming, thinking and communicating through signs. Discover their world where seeing, touching and signing is a vital part of everyday life.

1992 Locarno International Film Festival
Grand Prize, 1992 Belfort Festival

“In the Land of the Deaf plunges us into a world where image is king and cinema omnipresent” –Télérama

“One of the funniest and most relevant film now showing” –Première