From Silence to Sound - Deaf Man Hears for First Time

Author: Brooklyn Girl Productions
Published: 2011/03/16 - Updated: 2019/05/03
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Synopsis: A deaf man takes a chance on a risky surgery in hopes of hearing for the first time in his life.

Deaf Man Hears for First Time on BIGSTAR - A deaf man takes a chance on a risky surgery in hopes of hearing for the first time in his life. The award-winning documentary film FROM SILENCE TO SOUND (WINNER--Best Inspirational Documentary, New York International Independent Film & Video Festival), from Brooklyn Girl Productions, is now available on BIGSTAR (www.bigstar.tv).

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Deaf Man Hears for First Time on BIGSTAR - A deaf man takes a chance on a risky surgery in hopes of hearing for the first time in his life. The award-winning documentary film FROM SILENCE TO SOUND (WINNER--Best Inspirational Documentary, New York International Independent Film & Video Festival), from Brooklyn Girl Productions, is now available on BIGSTAR (www.bigstar.tv).

FROM SILENCE TO SOUND is an extraordinary film that documents the quintessential life-changing moment of Justin Garrett, a man who has been profoundly deaf since birth, making history as the first recipient of a bilateral, or double, cochlear implant in Oklahoma.

Prior to the surgery, Justin had less than two percent hearing in both ears. Today he has nearly ninety-eight percent hearing, thanks to the miracles of modern medical technology delivered via his Nucleus® cochlear implants made by industry leader Cochlear.

BIGSTAR, the social discovery and demand platform , provides an outlet for global audiences to get personalized movie recommendations from friends and watch titles instantly through a variety of Internet-connected devices.

The BIGSTAR "Movies You Demand" App is available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Palm WebOS, Roku, PopBox, Yahoo! Widgets, and Vizio TV sets, with more compatible devices coming soon.

Synopsis

Director Chase Matthews offers this moving documentary about Justin Garrett, a completely deaf young man who agreed to undergo radical cochlear implant surgery that could possibly make him hear for the first time.

Matthews follows Justin as he prepares for, submits to and recovers from the high-stakes surgery. Success will reverse Justin's condition, but failure will irrevocably destine him to a lifetime of total silence.

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Brooklyn Girl Productions

Brooklyn Girl Productions is a knockout production company.

We produce films, commercials and multimedia with high production value, a sense of humor, and a smile.

Our mission is to entertain and empower people through our various artistic endeavors, while creating a positive environment both on and off the set.

To reduce the impact of our productions on the earth, we are committed to a green philosophy from start to finish on each and every project. We love what we do, why wouldn't we?

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