Now in preparation:
The true story of a deaf African American man who was kept in a mental institution for over 70 years, unable to communicate because he spoke a version of sign language taught only to African Americans.
A story of survival against ovrwhelming odds in a climate of extreme prejudice and injustice...
Innovative cinematic storytelling will take us inside worlds that most Americans can barely imagine: the perfect storm of deafness, isolation, racial opression, and state sanctioned brutality...A story that deserves to be told, Unspeakable, yes, unforgiveable and unforgettable.
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