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Positive Film Review by FILM THREAT!!

Ann Marie "Jade" Bryan is promoting her new work as "the first ever feature film about deaf black culture." Indeed, it is startling to see a new drama with a deaf central character ("Children of a Lesser God" came out nearly a quarter-century ago) and it is equally rare to find someone other than Tyler Perry making a contemporary film with African Americans as the romantic leads.  Read more
   



 

DEAF BLACK FILMMAKER BREAKS NEW GROUND IN FILM
Written by Kelly Virella, Dominion of New York

The 40-something-year-old Bryan lives on the Upper West Side with her partner and has produced and directed over 10 films, including shorts and her new feature film, If You Could Hear My Own Tune, a drama about a deaf black woman's search for Mr. Right. The film was accepted into the 2011 San Francisco Black Film Festival and the 2011 Roxbury International Film Festival. Bryan is shopping for a distributor for it now. Read more