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The Tuba Thieves

The Tuba Thieves

Directed by Alison O'Daniel

A spate of robberies in Southern California schools had an oddly specific target: tubas. 

In this work of creative nonfiction, d/Deaf first-time feature director Alison O’Daniel presents the impact of these crimes from an unexpected angle. Blending documentary and fictionalized performances and set to an L.A. landscape/soundscape never quite seen before, this film explores a dimensional experience of deafness and reorients the audience auditorily in an unfamiliar and exhilarating way.

Runtime: 92 minutes

Written and directed by Alison O’Daniel

Produced by Alison O’Daniel, Rachel Nederveld, Su Kim, and Maya E. Rudolph for Louverture

Executive Producers: Wendy Ettinger, Maida Lynn, Sally Jo Fifer, and Lois Vossen

Co-Producer: Eliza Moley

Consulting Producer: Alysa Nahmias

Edited by Alison O’Daniel, Zack Khalil

Supervising Editor: David Teague

Cinematography by Derek Howard

The Tuba Thieves from MIRAGE on Vimeo.

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