Big Boy is a film about hearing impairment, the Cochlear Implant, boyhood and coming of age.
For this film I followed Christopher (above right) a 16 year old who is profoundly hearing impaired. When he was 3 years old he received the Cochlear Implant which allowed him to hear and to learn to speak. This film chronicles Christopher's trials and triumphs as he makes his way through life. The trailer can be seen here.
Interview with his father, Paul.
This is Christopher at Lake Michigan with his sister.
For this film I chose...