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Sound & Fury; Sound & Fury: Six Years Later, Thu November 9
2006, 7:00 only

With director Josh Aronson in person

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Sound & Fury; Sound & Fury: Six Years Later shows at IFS on Thu November 9, 2006, 7:00 only

Sound & Fury; Sound & Fury: Six Years Later
With director Josh Aronson in person
Thu November 9
2006, 7:00 only

Josh Aronson's thoroughly engrossing documentary "Sound and Fury" is as much about children's rights as it is about the impact of cochlear-implant technology on a family in which deafness runs through three generations.

Peter Artinian, his wife, Nita, and their three children are all deaf. When their five-year-old, Heather, asks to have a cochlear implant, they feel betrayed by her desire to become part of the hearing world. But they try to keep an open mind while investigating this new technology, which uses tiny computers to enhance hearing.

The earlier the procedure is performed, the more effective it is in enabling speech acquisition. The conflict between Heather's parents and the hearing members of the Artinian family becomes more heated when Peter's hearing brother and sister-in-law, Chris and Mari, decide to give their 18-month-old deaf son the implant despite the protests of Mari's deaf parents.

Aronson translates sign language into voice-over that interprets not only what deaf people say but the emotional charge behind their words—which, paradoxically, reinforces the barrier between the hearing members of the audience and the deaf people in the film. (A. Taubin, Village Voice)

To see a trailer and read a review, visit InternationalFilmSeries.com.

Tickets

10 films for $60 with punch card
$9 general admission. $7 w/UCB student ID, $7 for senior citizens
$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
Free on your birthday! CU Cinema Studies students get in free.

Parking

Pay lot 360 (now only $1/hour!), across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.

RTD Bus

Park elsewhere and catch the HOP to campus

International Film Series

(Originally called The University Film Commission)
Established 1941 by James Sandoe.

First Person Cinema

(Originally called The Experimental Cinema Group)
Established 1955 by Carla Selby, Gladney Oakley, Bruce Conner and Stan Brakhage.

C.U. Film Program

(AKA The Rocky Mountain Film Center)
First offered degrees in filmmaking and critical studies in 1989 under the guidance of Virgil Grillo.

Celebrating Stan

Created by Suranjan Ganguly in 2003.

C.U. Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

Established 2017 by Chair Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz.

Thank you, sponsors!
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Boulder International Film Festival
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