Reel Shorts 2018

  • 19:55
  • UK
  • 2017
  • English/British Sign Language

Libby is a deaf four-year-old girl who is expected to lip read to understand her hearing family, but it is not until a caring social worker teaches Libby sign language that she learns to communicate. As their relationship blossoms, Libby’s mother begins to question whether Libby should be learning it at all. Won the Academy Award in 2018 for Best Live Action Short. Screened with the kind permission of Network Ireland Television and Director Chris Overton.




  • Chris Overton