Once Upon a Sign: The New Jack in the Beanstalk in American Sign Language
“Once Upon a Sign” is a series of classic children’s stories re-created with modern themes and performed entirely in beautiful American Sign Language. Delight the whole family all over again with timeless stories with new twists.
Taking place in Los Angeles, Jack and his family are struggling to make ends meet. After Jack returns from a chance encounter, his family continues to struggle. But overnight, a dramatic change happens in their front yard. How will this change impact the family? And how will it impact Los Angeles?
The “Once Upon a Sign” series is wonderful for the deaf and hearing alike. These stories are told in American Sign language and include traditional storytelling plus the option of subtitles.This film features the tale of “Jack and the Beanstalk” as a more modern version. It is an encouraging story for everyone, as it teaches ASL and brings to life the fairy tale for the whole family to be entertained. The wonderful actors and colorful animation make learning American Sign Language fun for everyone, and the episode even teaches a little lesson about recycling and clean air. We award “Once Upon a Sign: The New Jack in the Beanstalk in American Sign Language” the Dove “Family-Approved” Seal for all ages.