German history of the Deaf


The DVD „Geschichte der Gehörlosen in Deutschland“ (German history of the Deaf ) contains a chronology oft he deaf movement from 1949 to 2008 in German Sign Language and with subtitles. The DVD makes german social history palpable within the context of the deaf community.
In more than 90 Minutes film material documents the most important events and developments within the deaf community. Various interviews with deaf contemporary wittnesses, excerpts from original film recordings and photographies will take you into barely documented realms of german social history and calls the past back to life.

SignGes staff are currently working on converting the data from the DVD and making it available free of charge on our Youtube channel: