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Teens At Deaf Film Camp Put Soulful Sign Language Spin On Phillip Phillips’ ‘Home’

September 21, 2015 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness



“Just know you’re not alone.”

The Huffington Post
by Cameron Keady

Teens at Deaf Film Camp, a two-week camp for aspiring filmmakers who are deaf or hard of hearing, have released their 2015 American Sign Language music video — for Phillip Phillips’ song “Home.”

“We picked ‘Home’ because the lyrics are simple, but heavy with soul,” Wayne Betts, Jr., Deaf Film Camp co-founder, told “The concept of translation is abstract, and we try to capture that in the sign language. Translating the melody of the song into a visually meaningful way was a challenge.”

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