No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie

1 hour 20 minutes

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SuperDeafy, a deaf actor who plays a superhero, must reveal the man behind the cape to find true love and inspire eight-year-old Jacob, a young deaf boy, to believe in himself. The movie follows the evolution of this unique hero. A beloved character and role model, SuperDeafy has a worldwide following.  But as SuperDeafy seeks to redefine himself in the entertainment industry, he also influences Jacob to redefine what "being normal" means and to find the courage to stand up to a school bully. The cast includes: Oscar winner Marlee Matlin, Shoshannah Stern, Ryan Lane, and John Maucere. This film marks the first time in cinematic history that a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) commercial feature film was produced exclusively by deaf executive producers and directed by a deaf director.

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Runtime: 1 hour 20 minutes

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    Ariana L. (Tucson, AZ)
    July 23rd, 2017 at 02:53 AM

    SuperDeafy is a great movie with a positive message!

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    Juliana F. (Vineland, NJ)
    June 8th, 2017 at 08:02 AM

    Thank you so much for including this movie. My ASL classes love it. It used to be on Netflix, but it's not there anymore, so imagine my delight in finding that it's here!

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    Michael B. (La Vista, NE)
    November 17th, 2016 at 08:46 AM

    Some things in the movie really makes the student realize they are not the only ones experiencing both negative and positive situations.

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    Jonn P. (Sacramento, CA)
    July 13th, 2016 at 10:09 AM

    Excellent video to use in a classroom, either self-contained or included. Stopping at intervals to get student feedback would be very useful.

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    CHERYL N. (ACTON, MA)
    July 11th, 2016 at 05:56 PM

    Loved this movie. It was a great way to see events from the perspective of a deaf person. It was positive and uplifting.

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    Michael B. (La Vista, NE)
    June 15th, 2016 at 08:44 AM

    Great movie - must see for all students who are deaf and hard of hearing...

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    Lee F. (Barre, MA)
    June 9th, 2016 at 08:33 AM

    Love that you have this movie. I wanted to show my ASL class. Thanks