Film Screening: Compensation

 An opportunity to watch a great film and eat snazzy food from Katy Thompson ’15:

Sign House, WoCoHo, Malcolm X House, Film Hall and multiple Resident Advisors, have come together to put on a film viewing of Compensation. It premiered in 2000 at Sundance and focuses on deaf culture and racial issues.

There will also be Typhoon, so come watch an awesome movie and eat some Thai food.

“Compensation presents two unique African-American love stories between a deaf woman and a hearing man. Inspired by a poem written by Paul Laurence Dunbar, this moving narrative shares their struggle to overcome racism, disability and discrimination. An important film on African-American deaf culture, Davis innovatively incorporates silent film techniques (such as title cards and vintage photos) to make the piece accessible to hearing and deaf viewers alike, and to share the vast possibilities of language and communication.”

Date: Thursday, October 11
Time: 7 pm
Place: Exley 150