“Can poetry save lives? One film director is sure it can.”
“A riveting documentary simply because the deaf Israeli teenager at the center of the film, Aneta Brodski, is so charmingly expressive, especially when she pantomines the sperm and egg dance that led to her birth.: ‘And that is me!’”
“ASL poetry relies heavily on visuals and movement, and Lieff's film follows suit, with lensing on a variety of digital formats, colorful tech wizardry and fast-paced cutting. A hip soundtrack further adds to the pic's street cred for hearing auds.”
"Deaf Jam is a documentary you can't take your eyes off of. If you do, you're probably missing the point."
“Top 10 Films from Bay Area Film Festivals… only one U.S. film makes my Top Ten, though it does make the top spot…” Adam Hartzell, Hell on Frisco Bay