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Viewers Experience World of Deaf in ‘Since August’
Since August is a groundbreaking film in which most of the sparse dialogue is in American Sign Language with some English-language captioning. It takes hearing people into the world of the deaf. During various portions of the film, we must rely ...
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Since August (2023) Movie Review: An Immersive Narrative of Unexpected Connections and Bonding
Since August (2023) Movie Review: Language plays a pivotal role in the world of cinema, serving as a powerful tool for storytelling and communication. Through dialogue, narration, or subtitles, language enables filmmakers to convey complex narra...
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How ‘Since August’ Disrupts the Hollywood System
ASL drama challenges status quo, connects directly with movie-going public“Since August” has been a profound creative journey for me, one that began in 2011 with a minimal budget and a dream to bring a unique story to life.It’s told in ASL with Engli...
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The Importance of Casting Deaf Actors in Deaf Roles Going Forward
Introduction:Hey, movie buffs! We all know that flicks are more than just flashy visuals and popcorn – they're windows into different worlds and stories that can change hearts. And guess what? Hollywood is finally catching onto that big time in 2023,...
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Since August Film Review By Film Threat
CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL 2023 REVIEW! Diana Zuros’ feature film, Since August, isn’t the most original story from a plot standpoint. However, it is about as fresh of a take on trauma, grief, and loss as you’re going to get. It’s also why independ...
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Since August, Told In ASL, To Be Released On August 16, 2023
Since August is a poetic drama told entirely in American Sign Language (ASL) with English subtitles and no spoken dialogue. It is set to make its highly anticipated release on August 16th, 2023.As a self-funded passion project that took a decade to c...
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2021 International Film Festival Winner SINCE AUGUST
WINNER - BEST PICTUREWINNER - INDIEPIX AWARDNOMINATED - BEST DIRECTORNOMINATED - BEST ACTRESS (SABINA AKHMEDOVA)United States103 mins American Sign Language, English NYC Premiere Feature Film CompetitionDirected By Diana Zuros Produced...
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Reimagining Silicon Valley’s Cinequest as Cinejoy, with an emphasis on the joy
The 30th annual Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival was six days in when it came to a screeching halt, along with the rest of the world, with the arrival of the first COVID-19 shelter-in-place order.Now, a year later — with festival producers&nb...
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Heartland Film Festival 2021: Since August
Since August is a thoughtful and tender study on the ties between grief, guilt and connection. Written, directed, produced and edited by Diana Zuros, this film refreshes a familiar story in such a way that it is a worthwhile addition to your Hea...
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Shanghai Film Festival Unveils Jury and Diverse Competition Lineup 2021
Unlike in most recent years, there appears to be no participation from pedigreed Hollywood talent planned for this year's Shanghai festival.The Shanghai International Film Festival, China’s longest-running major cinema event, is set to retu...
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