Monday, September 11
(1986) The School for the Deaf at the Alabama Institute, organized around a theory of total communication. 16mm. Approx. 164 min.
“Never a word of narration, never a voice telling us what we are seeing, guiding our reactions, advising us how to feel. We are on our own... The reward is a new awareness not only of the blind and deaf, but of those who work with them.”
– Michael Kernan, Washington Post
“There’s no doubt that a society is reflected in its institutions. The Alabama Institute catches us at our most caring and compassionate moments.”
– John J. O’Connor, The New York Times