Mother Tongue Film Festival 2018

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Mother Tongue Film Festival 2018

The Smithsonian’s Recovering Voices Initiative together with the National Museum of the American Indian and the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage will present films from across the globe on the occasion of its third annual Mother Tongue Film Festival. The four-day festival will open on United Nations Mother Language Day, Wednesday, Feb. 21. The program includes a variety of styles from drama to experimental and brings to light the value of language use and revitalization in today’s increasingly globalized world.

Wednesday, Feb 21:
7:00 pm @ NMAI Rasmuson Theater
El Tigre y el Grillo
Ka Duu
Niuygaa Yugaa/Keep Talking
[Discussion to follow]

Thursday, Feb 22:
2:30 pm @ NMNH Q?rius Theater
A Festa no Meio da Amazonas / The Festival in the Middle of the Amazon
Clips from Kwyrykango Metoro A’Ukre/ Manioc Festival A’Ukre
[Discussion to follow]

7:00 pm
The Wolf Dance with Ted Mayac
Aroha Bridge: Radical Bro
El Viento
Out of State
[Discussion to follow]

Friday, Feb 23
1:00 pm @ NMAI Rasmuson Theater
Tarinakusun: Quechua in Seattle
Karihwanaron: Precious Things
Aviliaq: Entwined
Mother Tongue
Anyone Like Me
[Discussion to follow]

4:00 pm @ NMAI Rasumuson Theater

7:00 pm @ NMAI Rasmuson Theater
Gwen ‘bii Yern
El origen del sol y la luna
[Discussion to follow]

Saturday, Feb 24:
3:00 pm @ Freer Gallery Meyer Auditorium
The Fox of Shichigorosawa
Sailing a Sinking Sea
[Discussion to follow]

7:00 pm @ Freer Gallery Meyer Auditorium
La Bruja
[Discussion to follow]

February 21 2018


Start: February 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
End: February 24, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
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