Zoom 2011: CODA

Drama: A Deaf girl’s struggle to fit in with her hearing family

Drama about a Deaf woman’s struggle to fit in with her hearing family. During a family meal, she is left out and later, she tries to explain how she feels to her parents in sign language. When she has a hearing daughter, questions of identity re-emerge, culminating in a flashpoint at a family party. Will her parents ever understand, or will they remain worlds apart? The debut film from Deaf director Melissa Mostyn-Thomas, CODA was made as part of the BSLBT’s Zoom filmmaking scheme.

This film has full subtitles for both deaf and hearing viewers.

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  • This film have encouraged me to carry on wirth my BSL practice.

    Thanks.
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  • This is very good drama and good advocacy deaf partner and others.
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  • It is brillant I am agreed about that so it is important
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  • It's very great interesting for deaf peoples
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    140318
  • This is a great peice of film, being a CODA myself, this is one of the only videos I've watched and thought, Story of my life. Well done BSL Zone!
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  • Good common sense!
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    131230
  • Great film and related to it all my parents are deaf and my dads mum never signs she just talks which is annoying after 50 yrs I learnt and picked it up to be able to help them and communicate and now.teaching my.son who is.now.deaf aware
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  • This film really touched me I am hearing but I'm currently studying level 2 bsl and I love been able to communicate in sign, it's a beautiful language x
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  • Good film, sadly its a common occurrence, I have a Deaf son, I learned to sign from the get go and didn't tolerate him being left out of anything, when you came to my home if you couldn't sign you either had to learn or sit in isolation. Most of my family members do sign, some more than others. I can't bear the thought of my boy being left out, I would hate that for him. He's a very important member of our family and we are all immensely proud of him, non more so than me.
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  • Brilliant film, how true, same with me, my parent and my sister don't sign but my little brother do bit. my 4 kids can sign, my second husband is hearing, can't do sign but can do bit, told him, my eyes are get tire to read lipread. x
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  • It is beautiful display.it happened to me all my life and I have three kids. It goods to show the world who we are as Deaf person and hearing parent who can't sign language. Please, keep it up in order for them to understand us more. Thanks for this movie called A child of deaf adult. : )
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