Wandering Creatives

S1E34: Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access, and Entertainment with Wilson NC filmmaker Cat Brewer

June 06, 2022 Allison Coutts Season 1 Episode 34
Wandering Creatives
S1E34: Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access, and Entertainment with Wilson NC filmmaker Cat Brewer
Show Notes

** A transcript of this episode is available at https://www.signtheshow.com/resources/img/the-wandering-creatives-podcast-s1e34-sign-the-show.pdf

Wilson, NC Filmmaker Cat Brewer joins Allie on today's episode to discuss her debut documentary film, Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access, and Entertainment. We chat about what inspired her to make the film, what it was like to develop and film a documentary over 7.5 years, and the purpose and meaning behind Sign the Show.

Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access & Entertainment is a feature-length documentary providing insight into Deaf Culture and the quest for access to entertainment.

Meet the Guest!
Sign the Show spans seven and a half years of hustle with gratitude and love by filmmaker Cat Brewer. "I've been grateful for each experience I've had on this journey, but especially those that provided me learning opportunities about Deaf culture and the entire filmmaking process."

Cat has been a teacher for the past 20 years and has no prior filmmaking experience but she does have a knack for connecting, communicating, and hustling with gratitude and love. After attending a concert in 2014 and seeing her first sign language interpreter at the show, Cat began to learn of the incredible challenges that the Deaf and HOH community faces when trying to access live entertainment. Upon sharing those feelings with a friend, who encouraged her to make a documentary, she did.

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