Zoom Focus: Confession
An historical drama set during Victorian England
Drama. Exploring issues in Deaf education, Confession’s central characters are inventor Alexander Graham Bell and his deaf wife, Mabel. The film looks at Bell’s anti sign language stance and shows the effect of his ideas on Deaf people. What does Mabel think of all this? Starring Sophie Stone as Mabel, this drama was directed by Julian Peedle-Calloo as part of the BSLBT’s Zoom Focus scheme.
Winner of Best Art Direction at Toronto Deaf Film Festival (2013)