Watch a brand new quick movie exploring the British deaf rave scene

This week TCO London launched a brand new unique movie centred round Britain's deaf rave scene.

The four-minute quick was directed by London-based filmmaker Coral Brown, and shines a light-weight on Troi Lee and his pioneering occasion Deaf Rave.

Hackney-based deaf DJ Lee based Deaf Rave in 2003, and through the years he has cultivated a close-knit group of passionate dance music and tradition followers who share his love of music and partying regardless of folks’s preconceptions.

"When I talk with folks I lip-read, however on the subject of music as quickly because it comes out of the audio system, my physique simply responds to it," says Lee within the movie. Adding, "There are only a few locations for deaf folks to satisfy and socialise."

As defined within the movie's description, deaf individuals are twice as more likely to endure from despair as listening to folks, with a stigma nonetheless connected to being a deaf music fan.

Last yr we shared a function explaining why nightclubs have to be extra accessible for disabled clubbers. Read it right here.

Jasmine Kent-Smith is Mixmag's Weekend Editor. Follow her on Twitter

DEAF RAVE from TCO, Huck & Little White Lies on Vimeo.

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