ANN MARIE “JADE” BRYAN is the first (and only at the moment) deaf person to graduate from the NYU film production program. She received her BFA and went on to a non-profit DeafVision Filmworks.
She has worked in narrative and documentary and continues to break barriers. Her feature length fiction film If You Could Hear My Own Tune (2011) is about a deaf women looking for love.
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If You Could Hear My Own Tune Website
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FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):
2014The Shattered Mind (Short)
2005Reaching Zenith: A Black Deaf Filmmaker’s Journey (Documentary)
1994Listen to the Hands of Our People (Documentary)