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The award-winning film "The Sign for Love" follows Elad Cohen, a deaf and gay man, who grew up in a hearing family in Israel. Struggling with feelings of alienation from his family, he decides to to have a baby—a hearing infant—with his best friend, Yaeli, who is also deaf. This documentary explores the joys and challenges of his non-traditional approach to parenting.
Elad and co-director Iris Ben Moshe will take part in the post-screening discussion. A a sign language interpreter will be present. The screening and discussion will take place on February 13, 5 pm, in Taylor 203. Please join us for a discussion of intersectionality, disability, and parenting on and off the screen!