Listening to silence / Listen to the silence
Direction: Mariam Chachia
Script/Script: Mariam Chachia
Country of Production/Country: Agriculture / Georgia
Year of Production/Year: 2016
Language/Language: Georgian / Georgian
Subtitles/Subtitles: Greek / English
Having a dream is very natural and easy for everyone, but to chase it when no one believes in it, it is fatal for a few. The nine-year-old Luka, dreams of standing on stage and dancing because it is the only way to gain a place in the world. The only world he knows is the public school for the deaf to which he goes. Although he knows that it is very difficult to understand and learn the rhythm of the music, he does not give up. The film is the story of a young boy who dreams of being heard.
To have a dream is very natural and easy for each one of us, but, to follow it, when no one else believes in it, it is fate for only a few. Nine-year-old Luka dreams to step onto the stage and dance because this is the only way for him to take his place in the big world. The only world he knows is the public school for deaf children where he studies and lives. Even though it’s very difficult for him to understand and learn the rhythm of the music, he never gives up. The film ‘Listen to the Silence’ observes Luka’s life in the hidden world of this deaf society. This is a story of a young boy’s dream to be heard.