'CODA' director hopes movie will pave the way for more groundbreaking stories
What you need to know
- A new movie, CODA is available Apple TV+.
- The film's director hopes the title will pave the way for more stories from within the DEaf community and Deaf creators.
The director behind the new Apple TV+ movie CODA hopes the show will pave the way for more stories from within the Deaf Community and Deaf creators.
In an interview with CNET director Siân Heder said "the hope is that this just opens the door to more stories being told from within the Deaf community and by Deaf creators."
The feature also covers how the movie tried to stay true to its story and Deaf Culture:
Breaking ground in cinemas as well as Apple TV+, the movie was the first theatrical release to feature "burned in" subtitles. The movie tells the story of a girl called Ruby, the sole hearing member of a deaf family:
According to the report, Heder had to work with the Motion Picture Association to help them understand how "the bluntness of the language" of ASL needed to be understood:
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