Does Deaf Football have a Future? (Zoom 2014)

Watch Thomas Giddens' documentary about the future of Deaf football

13m 25s

Short documentary. Deaf football dates back to 1871. But what is the future for Deaf people playing the game? In this programme, Philip Gardner, and Chris Beech from Team GB Deaf Football talk about the team's achievements and explain some of the barriers facing Deaf football coaches. Then we meet William Palmer, a Deaf footballer who plays for both Deaf and hearing teams at under 13 level. Is he the future star of the GB Deaf team? This is director Thomas Giddens's first film, and was made as part of BSLBT Zoom 2014 filmmaking scheme.

 

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