On the Brink of Sound

Sarah Vermette

2010, 10:00 minutes, colour, English

TAPECODE 1015.00

This film is based on the filmmakers personal experience of discovering sound via a Hybrid Cochlear Implant. Her sense of sound expands, along with her sense of self as she develops a new perception of the world.

Experimental sound and subtitles are used to give a sense of the Hard-of-Hearing experience. The dramatic story is interwoven with surgery footage to highlight the interdependence of the emotional and physical journey.

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