Movies about Deafness
“And Your Name is Jonah”
Amazon Prime – Free
Jonah is deaf and misdiagnosed as developmentally delayed.
“Children of a Lesser God”
Won an Oscar. The story is about a new speech teacher (hearing) at a school for the deaf who falls in love with the janitor, a woman who is deaf.
“No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie”
Family-friendly. An actor who is deaf plays a superhero on a TV show. He seeks to inspire a deaf boy to believe in himself.
Amazon Prime – $3.99
After having responded to her son’s numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him. The son, Frankie, is deaf.
“The Miracle Worker” (Disney)
Amazon Prime – $1.99-2.99
Disney’s television remake of William Gibson’s classic play about Annie Sullivan’s work with Helen Keller to learn language and help her blindness and deafness.