"The Los Angeles Club of the Deaf Story" depicts the historic changes of a Deaf club in a large city. The video captures members' feelings and memories toward their clubhouse, shares fond memories of friendships cultivated at the club, and dramatizes the story of the rise and fall of a powerful social organization within the Deaf community.
"I think it's important to notice that L.A.C.D. was the first clubhouse to be owned by the Deaf people in the United States." - Lil Skinner
The L.A.C.D. Story is a classic! A "must see" for EVERYONE who wants to learn more about deaf culture and history. Even American Sign Language and Deaf Culture students will love it, too!
L.A.C.D. had a variety of social activities and theatrical events where a large crowd of deaf people came to enjoy themselves. There were also sports events such as basketball, softball, and bowling. Extensive footage of old black and white film clips shows their activities way back to the 1940s!
Once you finish watching this program, you will never forget it. The L.A.C.D. Story will help you understand better about this unique deaf culture and experience. Produced and directed by James DeBee. You can order this Emmy-award full video program through debee.com