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Gideon Firl recently received B.S. degree biology. He has a passion in filmmaking and storytelling, he is currently editing a filmed collection of Deaf Returned Peace Corps Volunteers telling their stories.
Gideon Firl is collaborating with Norma Moran and Allen Neece to complete a short documentary on Deaf people who served in the Peace Corps. This film will use photographs and brief interviews conducted in 2011 when the National Deaf Life Museum opened the exhibition Making a Difference: Deaf Peace Corps Volunteers.
Left to right: Allen Neece, who served the Peace Corps in three countries, Barry White, cinematographer, and Gideon Firl watch as Norma Moran offers an introduction for the film.
Firl discussing the introduction to the film with Moran, who served in Kenya.
Gideon Firl, Barry White and Norma Moran are checking film for clarity. Moran, who served in the Peace Corps in Kenya, provided an introductory statement for a short film edited by Firl, a student intern in the Drs. John S. & Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center. White provided cinematography expertise.
Video editing is one of the tasks that Firl does during his internship.
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