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A Life Without Words

Original title Una Vida Sin Palabras


In rural Nicaragua, deaf young adults Dulce María and her brother Francisco have lived their entire lives without any access to language — spoken, written, or signed — until Tomasa, a deaf sign-language teacher, arrives determined to teach them their first words.

Author/s Adam Isenberg

Adam Isenberg was born outside San Francisco, CA and has a degree in linguistics from UC Berkeley. He lives in Istanbul and hosted the travel documentary program Adem\’in Seyir Defteri for Turkish state television, directing the second and third season. He is a co-founder of the Istanbul production house Zela Film. This is his first film.

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