The short film Two Seconds Of Silence (Dos segundos de silencio) by Felipe Sanz was screened yesterday, Tuesday 12th June, en London. The short was exhibited by The Film Bunch, a film event focused on highlighting the importance of captions for deaf and hear-impaired people.
Londoners could enjoyed the short film Two Seconds Of Silence (Dos segundos de silencio), directed by Felipe Sanz, yesterday, Tuesday 12th June. This audiovisual story was shown at 18:30 hours (UTC+1 BST) in St. Margaret's House (London, England, United Kingdom). The organization behind this screenings was a film event called The Film Bunch.
Yesterday's screening was held under the title "Short Films & Network". This session, which included Two Seconds Of Silence by Felipe Sanz, consisted of a selection of international shorts produced by upcoming filmmakers. The seven shorts screened yesterday were about hear-impaired people or have hear-impaired characters. The goal of this session was, precisely, raised awareness about hear loss.
These films were shown with captions and along with Sign Language interpreters. This is one of the main features of the The Film Bunch's screenings. One of their main campaigns, called "Why #CaptionsMatter", emphasizes the importance of subtitles for deaf and hear-impaired persons and how captions improve their social inclusion.
The seven shorts that were exhibited yesterday were:
- CODA by Melissa Mostyn,
- Dawn of the Deaf by Rob Savage,
- How to Mug a Deaf Person by Ben Green,
- The Quiet Ones by Teresa Garratty,
- Two Seconds Of Silence by Felipe Sanz,
- Dear John by David Ohikhuare, and
- The End by Ted Evans.