One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements (2019)
NAME OF FILM: MOONLIGHT SONATA: DEAFNESS IN THREE MOVEMENTS
DIRECTOR(S): Irene Taylor Brodsky
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: MOONLIGHT SONATA tells an intimate and personal multigenerational story of loss and discovery through deafness. Born deaf and receiving cochlear implants as a toddler Jonas grows up in a world full of sound. His grandparents on the other hand also born deaf experienced a childhood of silence. As Jonas turns 11 he learns “Moonlight Sonata” a piece Beethoven wrote while going deaf. It is a beautiful film of love and sound in all their messy forms.
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