Videos are located on the 3rd and 4th floors and may be borrowed for up to 3 weeks. There are tvs, vcrs and captioning available at MRC, basement of the library. Students may view videos there. One * means it's available at ETRR, LBJ 3355. Two ** means it's available at ETRR and MRC, basement of library. Check out the Deaf Biography Print Guide.
Charles Krauel: A Profile of a Deaf Filmmaker.San Diego, Calif. : DawnPictures,1994. Color/Voiced/Signed/Captioned. (3rd floor, PN1995.9.D6 C437 1994). Also available at ETC, Basement of Wallace Library-VH 1457.
Ted Supalla brings the viewer Charles Krauel's work, combined with an interview with the deaf filmmaker. The rare film footage of Krauel's work spans over a period of 50 years
The Films of Charles Krauel. Videocassette. Davideo Productions, 2002. 68 mins. B&W/Signed. (3rd floor, PN1995.9.D6 F56 2002 ).
This film anthology showcases the films shot and edited by Deaf film pioneer Charles Krauel as he experimented with the 16mm format. Several segments are highlights of Deaf events and social gatherings between 1925 and 1940. It gives the modern day viewer a glimpse of Deaf social life during those years. The original Krauel 16mm masters were restored by preservationist David H. Pierce and transferred to broadcast video for the benefit of future generations interested in Deaf heritage
Passion of Words Turning into Action: A Black Deaf Filmmaker's Journey. DVD. Deaf Vision Filmworks, 2004. 120 mins.Color/Signed/Captioned. (3rd floor, PN1998.3.B79 P37 2004).
Includes interviews, student films, behind the scenes productions, personal video diaries about being a struggling filmmaker, production experiences, and professional production clips. Accompanied by DVD, "Behind the scenes: Somalia," 14:09 minutes, with music, subtitled. The accompanying DVD provides a look at the production of Jade's first feature film, "Somalia," the story of an African-American Deaf woman who falls in love with a musician
Deaf Culture Autobiographies on Video. Videocassettes. Sign Enhancers, 1989. Color/Voiced/Signed. All tapes are on 4th floor, HV 2395.D465 no 8 A-H).
Tape 8A: Gil Eastman (40 mins).
Using ASL, Emmy award winner Gilbert Eastman shares his personal frustrations and inspiring triumphs. He demonstrates his artistry in two performances of music in sign language: The National Anthem and an original song called Winners.
Tape 8F: Dennis Schemenauer (29 mins)
Expressive and articulate in ASL, Dennis came from a family with generations of involvement in the Deaf culture. He tells about his life and shares Deaf history. On Sept. 28, 1990, this renowned ASL teacher died of AIDS.
Tape 8G: Patrick Graybill (30 mins)
Patrick is a Deaf storyteller who has delighted audiences all over the world. We take an intimate look into his multi-gifted life and watch him perform a children's fable, "The Stork and the Fox.l.
Tape 8H: Howie Seago (38 mins)
Howie became famous when he acted in the TV series, "Star Trek: The Next Generation." He tells his life story and performs an ASL number story.
Nathie: No Hand-me Downs. DVD. Tactile Mind Press, 2005. 125 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2534.M3 A3 2005).
Nathie Marbury tells her story: the 16th of 17 children, born into a family not believing in education, goes on to earn three college degrees and late in life finds her identity as a black, deaf woman.
On and Off Stage: The Bruce Hlibok Story. 2 DVDs. Deaf Vision Filmworks, 2002. 180 mins. Color/Signed/Captioned.(3rd floor, PN1998.3.H55 O65 2002).
Chronicles the life of a pioneer, deaf playwright and actor Bruce Hlibok, who challenged audiences while provoking and creating controversy with his work
Playing from the Heart. Videocassette. San Francisco, CA : Globalstage Productions, 1998. 98 mins. Color/Voiced/Captioned. (3rd floor, PN1995.9.D35 P539 1998).
Story of the young life of famous percussionist Evelyn Glennie who began to lose her hearing at the age of eight, performed by the Polka Children's Theatre of Wimbledon, England. Includes a brief look at London, several percussion performances, and an interview with Evelyn Glennie.
The World According to Pat: Reflections of Residential School Days. Videocassette. TJ Publishers, 1986. 80 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2430 .W67 1986).
Dramatised presentation in which Patrick Graybill remembers the joys and values of growing up attending a residential school
ASL Linguist and Advocate
Tape 8B: M.J. Bienvenu (41 mins). Deaf Culture Autobiographies on Video. Videocassettes. Sign Enhancers, 1989. Color/Voiced/Signed (4th floor, HV 2395.D465 no 8 A-H).
Using ASL, renowned Deaf spokeswoman and educator MJ Bienvenu shares touching glimpses into her family background and recaptures the childhood experiences that led to the successful woman she is today.
Tape 8C: Alfred Sonnestrahl (40 mins). Deaf Culture Autobiographies on Video. Videocassettes. Sign Enhancers, 1989. Color/Voiced/Signed (4th floor, HV 2395.D465 no 8 A-H).
Alfred discusses his training in hearing schools and his professional training in engineering, social sciences, disability awareness and communication devices that aid the deaf and hard of hearing. He shares an inspiring story of overcoming discriminatory practices for hiring mechanical engineers within the U.S. government with the help of LBJ.
Tape 8D: Paul L. Johnston, Ph.D (31 mins). Deaf Culture Autobiographies on Video. Videocassettes. Sign Enhancers, 1989. Color/Voiced/Signed (4th floor, HV 2395.D465 no 8 A-H).
Using ASL, Paul tells about going to a residential school, having assistance with interpreters, his training as an artist, going to graduate school at Penn State and becoming a college art teacher to both hearing and Deaf students.
From Eyes to Hands: The Story of John Brewster Jr & Early Education in Maine. Videocassette. Alyssa Gagnon, 2003. 15 mins. Color/Sound. (3rd floor, ND1329.B74 F76 2003).
Gives a brief biography of John Brewster Jr., itinerant painter in Maine, Connecticut and Massachusetts, and discusses his education as a deaf person.
Guy Wonder: Stories and Artwork. DVD. The Tactile Mind Press, 2003.129 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2534.W66 A3 2003).
Guy Wonder is a third-generation deaf man who has led a captivating life. Funny and sad stories about growing up in a deaf family and in a deaf school, becoming an artist in New York City, and making a new niche for himself in San Francisco. Art is my life -- My deaf family -- Grandpa's treasures -- Grandma's kiss -- A deaf school memory -- Andrew's new name sign -- Becoming an artist -- Bakery makeup -- My driver's exam -- Jeannie -- Parental expectations -- Mannequins -- For art's sake -- Mirror table -- Interpreting on the job -- Egyptian mural -- Wet seat -- My first lecture -- Famous shoppers -- Making up my mother -- A shooting -- Leaving New York -- Heart grief -- Red lips -- American flag -- A couple in new York -- De'VIA -- Wire work -- Turkey hands -- Split drag -- About deaf artists -- Gossip spread -- Pier memorial -- Farewell
Remembering Shirley. Videocassette. NTID, 2003. 86 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2534.P276 R45 2003).
Video created for and shown at a memorial tribute for Shirley Panara, held at the Panara Theater, National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, on September 12, 2003. She was the first Deaf librarian at the Library of Congress, and later became the librarian at the Rochester School for the Deaf, Rochester, N.Y.
She founded the Eastern Deaf Women's Bowling Association, was a member of Deaf Women of Rochester, and was a long-time supporter of NTID's theatre arts department. Introduction by John Panara -- Testimonial given by Vicki Hurwitz -- Interpretation in dance of Psalm 23 by Thomas Warfield -- Photographs from Shirley Panara's life -- Testimonial given by Robert F. Panara -- Video clips of Shirley Panara.
Tape 8E: Rev. Thomas Coughlin (30 mins). Deaf Culture Autobiographies on Video. Videocassettes. Sign Enhancers, 1989. Color/Voiced/Signed (4th floor, HV 2395.D465 no 8 A-H).
Rev. Thomas Coughlin describes how he broke through the barriers of discrimination with sheer determination and hard work to become one of the first Deaf priests in America.