The documentary film that tells what are the dreams of blind people
The documentary film that tells what are the dreams of blind people
By Chiara Piotto, Huffington Post / ilsognodiomero.blogspot.it
Aug 11, 2014
The Dream of Homer: the documentary film that tells what are the dreams of blind people
Chiara Piotto, Huffington Post, July 29 2014
 
Rose, Domenico, Gabriel, Daniela and Fabio are blind from birth. Every morning, waking up, they told to a tape recorder what they remembered of their dreams. Dozens of these recordings have provided the raw material of The Dream of Homer, a documentary film directed by Emiliano Aiello that aims to bring to the screen the dreamlike dimension of the congenitally blind. 
 
What can dream a person blind from brith seems difficult to imagine, and the Nobel Prize Winner José Saramago in Blindness is not the only one who has tried to imagine that. But a recent study by a group of researchers from the University of Medicine of Lisbon, Portugal, demonstrates that the blind dream just like the seeing people.
 
Mr Emiliano Aiello works on The Dream of Homer for more than 7 years. His intention was to tell the life of the blind from an everyday perspective but unusual and intimate. The delicate and mysterious field of dreams and blindness meet and develop along a storyline inspired by Homer's Odyssey. Why Homer? It seems that Homer, the ancient supposed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, was blind.
 
The production of the documentary is still in a initial stage and the director has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to finance the project. There is time until the August 17th to help the director to realize this incredible film.
 
The dream of Homer is supported by the Centre of Audiovisual Productions of University of Rome III and the independent production company Tfilm. With a crew of only three people (director, sound engineer and director of photography), shooting is expected to finish in the fall 2014.
 
0.0 ·
0
Trending Today
This Impassioned Post by a Charlottesville Resident Sets The Record Straight
Lisa Moore27,515 views today ·
Drawing Equivalencies Between Fascists and Anti-Fascists Is Not Just Wrong, It's Dangerous
Stanislav Vysotsky11,497 views today ·
A Reformed White Nationalist Speaks Out on Charlottesville
Stacey Vanek Smith4,887 views today ·
Charlottesville Was Not a “Protest Turned Violent,” It Was a Planned Race Riot
Zenobia Jeffries2,646 views today ·
Dismantling Power: the Zapatista Indigenous Presidential Candidate's Vision to Transform Mexico From Below
Benjamin Dangl1,620 views today ·
This Chilling Charlottesville Doc Should Be Required Viewing for all Americans
22 min1,434 views today ·
This List of Attacks by 'Alt-Right' Shows Where the Violence is Really Coming From
Antifa International1,408 views today ·
Letter From a Birmingham Jail (1963)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.1,155 views today ·
This Animation About The Clitoris Will Amuse and Educate
3 min890 views today ·
Load More
Join us on Facebook
The documentary film that tells what are the dreams of blind people