Program Detail

Making Noise in Silence

Mina T. Son / USA / 2011 / 19 min / Korean, Sign Language - American with English subtitles / Color / Digibeta / World Premiere


Class is in session at the California School for the Deaf; it’s a typical American high school, with jocks, nerds, misfits, cheerleaders, and new kids. In Making Noise in Silence, follow two Korean American teens as they discover what it means to be both Deaf and Korean. Winner, Best Short Documentary, 2011 San Diego Asian Film Festival. Winner of the 2012 Loni Ding award in Social Issues Documentary.


  • Director: Mina T. Son
  • Producer: Mina T. Son


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