The documentary film, “#Resist Through Our Eyes: Our Rights and Freedom” is about social issues, divided into eight (8) series which will follow and document Deaf and Hard of Hearing people’s personal experiences and concerns when their human and civil rights are violated, challenged and threatened in the current political climate of chaos, toxicity, propaganda, “alternative facts” and uncertainty that exist under a regime Administration. We will also touch on social justice issues pertaining to the Black Lives Matter and #NoDAPL movements, as well as the Obama Administration’s Affordable Care Act.
The filmmakers who are also Deaf will meet and interview Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals whose Constitutional Rights have being threatened or violated by some of the executive orders signed by 45. This includes activists, advocators, educators, lawyers, interpreters, Human and Civil Rights agencies and organizations, and their allies.
The series will be divided into these eight (8) installments:
S1 – Black Lives Matter Movement/Black Civil Rights (Racism/Police Reform & Accountability)
S2 – Women’s Rights (Sexism/Rape)
S3 – Muslims/Refugees & Immigrants Ban (Islamophobia/Documented and Undocumented Immigrants)
S4 – LGBTQ Equality/Rights/Homophobia/Transphobia
S5 – Disability Rights & ADA/Accessibility/Inclusion in Entertainment
S6: The Future of Deaf Education, included Black Kids/IDEAS
S7: Affordable Care Act/Mental Health (Obamacare)
S8: North Dakota Water Protectors’ Rights (#NODAPL)
The production team will be led by Producer Jade” Bryan.