Deaf Sisterhood

Follow Aran's life journey as she thinks about converting to Islam. What will she decide to do?

24m 1s

Documentary (2011) following the journey of a Deaf woman who is considering converting to Islam. Aran Slade is 27 years old, and is training to become a Teacher of the Deaf. Having been a practising Christian for 10 years, she has met a Muslim man, Saghir. Aran then embarks on an exploration of Islamic religion and culture, meeting Deaf Muslims and gaining an insight into their lives. This film provides an insight into a culture that is often hidden from wider view, and also shows the perspective of Aran’s friends and family. What will she decide? Directed by Bim Ajadi and produced by Cathy Heffernan and Karen Gilchrist for RedBird Productions.



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