To Know Him

To lay the man she loves to rest, a deaf woman must overcome a barrier far greater than language. (Recommended viewing age: 18+)

27m 56s

Drama. When a tragic accident leaves Sarah grieving for her deaf partner Rob, she is forced to track down and engage with his hearing father, who hasn’t seen him for many years. To lay the man she loves to rest, Sarah must overcome a barrier far greater than language.  Starring Jemma Joyce, Hermi Berhane and Ged McKenna. Directed by Ted Evans and produced by Jennifer Monks and Michelle Stein; a Pencil Trick Productions and Escape Films production for BSLBT.

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Winner of the Deaf Shorts Award at Encounters Film Festival (2018); Best Film, Best Director (Ted Evans), and Best Actress (Jemma Joyce) at Deaffest (2019); Best Drama at Seattle Deaf Film Festival (2020). Nominated for Best Performance (female) in a single drama or drama series and Best Script Writer (Kellie Smith) at Royal Television Society (RTS) North West (2018); Best British Short Film at the British Independent Film Awards (2018).  Longlisted for Best British Short Film by BAFTA (2019)

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