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black and white still from spanish film sex or chocolate showing a series of women's heads

Sex or Chocolate (Dir Ro Navas, Spain 2009) caused a few blushes with its explicit sign language.

For the first time in five years, Charlie Swinbourne went to the UK's Deaf film and television festival Deaffest as a journalist rather than a filmmaker. He reviews the festival and this year's batch of films.

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film still showing two men dressed in military fatigues signing to each other

Still from documentary about Libya under Gadaffi - The Third Brigade (Dir Etienne de Clerck, 2012)

For the first time in five years, Charlie Swinbourne went to the UK's Deaf film and television festival Deaffest as a journalist rather than a filmmaker. He reviews the festival and this year's batch of films.