Deaf Conversations About Cinema: A Quiet Place
From 19:50 join us for Deaf Conversations About Cinema, an informal discussion featuring simultaneous BSL (British Sign Language) interpretation about the themes of A Quiet Place in the Café/Bar (Deaf and hearing audience members are both most welcome).
John Krasinski writes, directs and stars in this nerve-jangling, clammy-palmed thriller about a family who must survive in a world where the slightest sound brings out deadly monsters. In the very near future, spidery creatures have wiped out most of humanity. They are blind, so they rely on their super-sharp hearing to hunt - survival depends on silence.
A resourceful family has survived: a couple (played by real life husband and wife Krasinksi and Emily Blunt), plus their daughter (Millicent Simmonds) and son (Noah Jupe), and the fact their daughter is Deaf has given them an advantage because they can communicate in sign language. However, the mother is heavily pregnant - so the family must prepare for the delivery and raising of a bound-to-be-noisy new baby... Featuring brilliant, almost completely non-spoken performances from the small cast (Wonderstruck's Millicent Simmonds is again hugely impressive), this is pure, bold, and terrifying cinema.
The 18:20 screening on Mon 21 May will include Descriptive Subtitles and a short introduction from Tara Judah (Watershed's Cinema Producer) who will also join us for the post-show discussion with other audience members – both of which will feature simultaneous BSL (British Sign Language) interpretation. From 19:50 please join Tara and the rest of the audience for Deaf Conversations About Cinema, an informal discussion about the themes of the film in the Café/Bar (Deaf and hearing audience members are both most welcome). You’ll receive 10% off drinks with your cinema ticket – so grab a glass and let us know your thoughts about A Quiet Place.