Shakespeare: Found in Translation

Documentary following Deafinitely Theatre as they translate a classic Shakespeare play for a Deaf audience.

27m 59s

Documentary (2014). Can Deaf theatre company Deafinitely Theatre translate William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream into British Sign Language? This documentary covers the rehearsal period leading up to their performance at Shakespeare's Globe in London in June 2014, and includes interviews with the key people involved, including the company's Artistic Director Paula Garfield and members of the cast. Shakespeare: Found in Translation was directed by Cathy Heffernan and produced by Louis Neethling for Mutt and Jeff Pictures.

Winner of Best Documentary Short Film at Toronto International Deaf Film Festival (2015)




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