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Egypt's deaf communicate their woes through cinema

The Deaf Film Lab initiative trains Egypt's deaf and hard of hearing youth on how to use the camera to communicate with others in society.
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A group of young Egyptians launched the Deaf Film Lab initiative to provide a new platform for the deaf and hard of hearing to express themselves through filmmaking.

The initiative comes after the Egyptian government’s focus on the rights of people with special needs in education and employment and their socio-political rights. The government declared 2018 the year of those challenged with a disability.

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