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Marlee Matlin at Boston Jewish Film Festival

By Olivia Hart

Staff Writer

Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin gave valuable insight about her experience as a Deaf actress, and her hopes for the future of deaf people working in show business, during the Boston Jewish Film Festival on Nov. 352 more words

Boston

On This Day -- August 24

August 24th is the 236th day of the year (237th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 129 days remaining until the end of the year. 122 more words

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August 24: Happy Birthday Stephen Fry and Ava DuVernay

English actor, writer and comedian Stephen Fry is turning 60 today.  Maybe the best place to begin covering Fry’s multi-faceted career is with his partnership with… 1,026 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Hearing-washing - Hollywood's Problem with Deaf Portrayal

That Hollywood has had a diversity problem is nothing new. From racial make-ups to whitewashing to pay gaps, popular media never seems to learn its lesson. 724 more words

Cinema

Quantico Recruits Marlee Matlin

Here’s a top-secret piece of Quantico intel ahead of Season 3: Marlee Matlin (Switched at Birth) will be on hand to help Alex & Co. 247 more words

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Marlee Matlin Joins 'Quantico' Season 3

Marlee Matlin has joined “Quantico” as a series regular for the upcoming third season, Variety has learned.

Matlin will play Jocelyn Turner, an ex-FBI agent who was known at one time as the best undercover agent in the field until a bomb blew up near her and rendered her deaf. 291 more words

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Finding Humor, A Way to Better Understanding

Conversation about disability is often somber and serious while attempting to be a voice of education about grim circumstances surrounding issues people with disabilities face on a daily basis. 474 more words