Zela Film
an Istanbul production house

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Adam IsenbergSenem TüzenOlena Yershova

≡ recent projects ≡
feature film in development: Motherland (Ana Yurdu)
feature documentary: A Life Without Words
travel documentary series: Adem'in Seyir Defteri

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

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

PRIX DOCUMENTAIRE & PRIX LYC√ČEN
24th Cinelatino International Film Festival. Toulouse, France.

BEST FILM AWARD
CINEDEAF - Rome International Deaf Film Festival

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

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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Documentary Educational Resources (der.org)

A Life Without Words
© Zela Fiim, 2012