ZELA FILM
A Life Without Words (2011)
Una vida sin palabras
Dir.: Adam Isenberg

In rural Nicaragua, Dulce María (28) and her brother Francisco (22) are Deaf and know no language--spoken, written or signed--until Tomasa, a Deaf sign-language teacher working for a local NGO, arrives determined to teach them their first words.

71m, HD.



alifewithoutwords.com

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2012 MARGARET MEAD FILMMAKER AWARD
36th Margaret Mead Film Festival. New York.

PRIX DOCUMENTAIRE & PRIX LYCÉEN
24th Cinelatino International Film Festival. Toulouse, France.

SPECIAL MENTION - EMERGING INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKER
Open City London Documentary Film Festival. London.

BEST FILM AWARD
CINEDEAF - Rome International Deaf Film Festival

GOLDEN HEART OF SLAVONIA
11th Heart of Slavonia International Ethnographic Film Festival. Đakovo, Croatia.

BEST DOCUMENTARY
12th Maine Deaf Film Festival. Portland.

A LIFE WITHOUT WORDS