Hope is a care-free, fun-loving Deaf teenager... but a fatal diagnosis is about to change everything.

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Drama (2019).  Hope is a fun loving Deaf 17 year old who's enjoying partying and is planning for the next stage of her studies.  When she is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, her world is turned upside down.  How does she deal with her illness and the people around her, leaving her family and friends with a legacy of hope?  This moving short film is based on a true story.  It stars newcomers Julia Wejnar, Darlene Back and Liam McCabe, and was written by Lynn Stewart-Taylor and directed by David Ellington.  A VS1 Productions and Drummer TV production for BSLBT.

Winner of Grand Jury Award at Deaf Rochester Film Festival (2020); Best Deaf Cinema Short at Madrid Film Festival (2020); Deaf Shorts Showcase Award at Encounters Film Festival (2019); Best Film, Best Director (David Ellington), Best Actress (Julia Wejnar), and Audience Award for Best Drama at X Tolosa Internation Deaf Film Festival (2019)



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