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On TV on Monday 19th April

I've Unplugged

  • 8am on Film4 (Freeview 15, Sky 313, Virgin Media 428, Freesat 300)
  • 7pm on Together (Freeview HD 89, Sky 194, Virgin Media 269, Freesat 164)
  • 10pm on Together (Freeview HD 89, Sky 194, Virgin Media 269, Freesat 164)

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In this Swiss documentary, presenter Stephane interviews several deaf people who have decided to 'unplug' and have their cochlear implants removed.  RolfDimitri and brother and sister Samuel and Laurence were all given cochlear implants as children.  Here, they explain their reasons, feelings and identities with and without their implants, alongside contributions from their parents, who took the decision to implant them in the first place.  The programme is in Langues des Signes Française (French Sign Language) with English subtitles
 

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