Sign Gene

February 11 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Life Science 142 Bonchek Lecture Hall

THE FIRST GENERATION OF DEAF SUPERHEROES: A FILM BY EMILIO INSOLERA
GENRE: ACTION & ADVENTURE
RUNTIME: 70 MIN
LANGUAGE: ASL*, JSL*, LIS*, ENGLISH, JAPANESE, ITALIAN
 
The NYC agent, Tom Clerc, carrier of SGx29 a powerful genetic mutation, is sent to Japan with his colleague to investigate various intriguing crimes committed by Japanese Deaf mutants.
Tom Clerc (Emilio Insolera)  is Deaf from a multi-generational Deaf family ranging as far back as the 17th century and is a descendant of Laurent Clerc, 'the Father of the Deaf in America'. 
Sponsored by the Departments of Italian Studies and English and the Programs of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Japanese.