Interpreter Workshop: Film Studies – The Hammer

Friday August 23, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
4600 Valley Road
Conference Room 4B (4th floor)
Lincoln, NE 68510

Presented by: Deb Graegin

Participants will view the film The Hammer (110 minutes) as a group and fill out the film guide. After the film, the presenter will lead a group discussion and analysis. The group will discuss the films implied meaning, emotional impacts, the films perspective on d/Deaf, and what they can take away from this to apply to their work as an interpreter.

This is a free workshop sponsored by the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Purple Communications!

Requests for accommodations must be submitted to by 8/15/2019.
Space is limited! Register early at-

Deb Graegin, AAS in Interpreting, NIC, Nebraska license. Deb has been working in the field of interpreting for over 25 years in and around the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area. Deb has worked in VRS for the past 12 years as a VI, a center manager and a regional director of operations. She is currently the Omaha ZVRS center manager as well as a VI.

Purple Communications is an Approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 0.2 CEUS at the Little/None Content Knowledge Level. Purple Communications promotes and supports policies of non-discrimination and an environment that is mutually respectful and free from bias.