Our documentary about Deaf people living in remote areas of the UK.
Documentary (2015). Scottish Islanders follows the lives of seven Deaf people living in the remote Scottish Islands and explores what it is like to live away from the wider Deaf community. Jean Pentland, the British Deaf Association’s representative for the Scottish Highlands, travels to offer them support. Do they have access to services that other people take for granted? Directed by Camilla Arnold for Flashing Lights Media.
Winner of Best Documentary at Deaffest (2015)
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