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DEAF TALENT

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Support the future of Deaf African American film and  Deaf Talent (of Color) give the  voice to actors who deserve to be seen film!   http://kck.st/jyvIL6 Greetings, friend! Thank you for stopping by! My name is Ann Marie "Jade" Bryan. I go by the name Jade. I am an award winning filmmaker who happened to be deaf. I graduated from NYU with a BFA degree in filmmaking. WE WATCH: White Films. Black Films. Gay Films. Hispanic Films. Foreign Films. Children Films. The list goes on. Now, what's wrong with this picture? We're lacking MULTICULTURAL DEAF AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN FILMS within Deaf Culture. Like Black Culture, Gay Culture, Hispanic Culture and the list goes on, we DO have a culture. I launched a Kickstarter Campaign to raise $8,600 (with the hope to surpass $10,000) for a new screenplay staged reading to develop an urban social issue story to increase conscious awareness about Multicultural Deaf and African Americans. FACT: I do know that many of us desp