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Rochester Native Brings Her Famous Film Home to Benefit Deaf Students
March 15, 2007
Paul and Sally Taylor
Rochester native and award-winning filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky will attend a special screening of her latest work, Hear and Now, at 7 p.m. June 14 at the Panara Theatre at Rochester Institute of Technology.
The film recently stole the audiences’ hearts at the famous weeklong Sundance Film Festival, where it was awarded the favorite documentary, and has since been moving audiences nationwide to tears and laughter.
An intimate memoir, Hear and Now tells the story of Taylor Brodsky’s deaf parents, Paul and Sally Taylor, and their decision at the age of 65 to undergo risky cochlear implant surgery, a procedure that could give them the ability to hear. The film follows their complicated journey from a “