The NYC agent Tom Clerc, deaf and carrier of a powerful gene mutation that enables him to create superpowers through the use of Sign language, is sent to Japan with his colleague to investigate various intriguing crimes committed by Japanese Deaf mutants.
2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action (2018)
For over a decade, ShortsTV has proudly brought the Oscar Nominated Short Films to audiences across the globe. This exclusive release features the year’s most spectacular short films across Live Action, Animation and Documentary, and for a limited time is available to watch on the big screen. The 2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films will be released in theaters on February 9th, giving you the opportunity to see the nominated short films before the Oscar Awards ceremony on March 4th. In addition to the theatrical release, the nominated Live Action and Animation short films will also be available to buy online and on VOD/Pay Per View Platforms so you can continue to enjoy them long after the winning envelopes have been opened.
George Veditz, one-time president of the National Association of the Deaf of the United States, outlines the right of deaf people to sign instead of speak. The film is presented in American Sign Language and has no sub- or intertitles.
Mo-Re, hearing-impaired girl, works for the factory. She has become to know the Japanese guy Hiro on the internet chatting and the more they talk to each other, the more Mo-Re wants to see him directly. But she can’t afford to go to Japan.