Two Deaf men meet in hospital. Can they help each other as their lives reach crisis point?
Drama. Starring David Sands and Hal Draper. When a young Deaf man who is struggling to deal with fatherhood meets a terminally ill Deaf patient in hospital, the duo strike up a friendship. During regular visits to the hospital roof, they make sense of life and relationships, as they gaze over the streets of London. What lessons can an old man teach a young man at the start of his life? Departure Lounge was written by Charlie Swinbourne, and directed by Louis Neethling, and produced by Mutt and Jeff Pictures.
Winner of Best Film at Deaffest (2010); Best Short Film and Audience Choice Award at Ippocampus Ciak (2010); Merit Award at SuperFest (2011); Honourable Mention at Picture This Film Festival (2012)