Double Film: The Silent Child (PG) / Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (15)

The Silent Child Short Movie:

2018 Oscar winner The Silent Child is set in rural England and inspired by real life events. The Silent Child centres around a profoundly deaf four year old girl named Libby who is born into a middle class family and lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication.

When fresh faced social worker, Joanne turns up we see Libby transform. This once withdrawn four year old suddenly feels connected to the world and over a short period of time Joanne and Libby’s relationship blossoms.

An insightful short story, inspired by real life events, observing one of the loneliest disabilities and the avoidable struggles that deaf children face.

Running Time: 20 mins

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri:

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon — an immature mother’s boy with a penchant for violence — gets involved, the battle is only exacerbated.

Running Time: 115 mins

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