Zela Film
an Istanbul production house

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Adam IsenbergSenem TüzenOlena Yershova

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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 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.

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