Mother Tongue Film Festival 2019 @ Various venues in DC, Washington [from 21 to 24 February]

Mother Tongue Film Festival 2019


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21 - 24
February
17:30 - 20:00

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Various venues in DC
Washington
The Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival celebrates cultural and linguistic diversity by showcasing films and filmmakers from around the world over four days of screenings in Washington, D.C. All events are free.

See the schedule of events below. Full descriptions of the films and more information is available online: https://mothertongue.si.edu

Venues are subject to change.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21

National Museum of the American Indian
Potomac Atrium and Rasmuson Theater
6:00 pm – Opening Reception
7:00 pm – Evening Program
“Boy in the Moon”
Edge of the Knife

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Smithsonian's Freer Sackler
Meyer Auditorium
11:00 am – Education Program
“My Heart Speaks Sauk”
“The Boarding School Experience”
“To Wake Up the Nakota Language”
Dizhsa Nabani / Living Language: Language Access”
“Colours of the Alphabet”

Smithsonian's Freer Sackler
Meyer Auditorium
2:00 pm – Shorts Program
“Blackbird”
“Imfura”
“Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes)”

NYU Washington, DC
Abramson Family Auditorium
7:00 pm – Evening Program
“Tama”
“Koriva”
“Leitis in Waiting”

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

National Museum of the American Indian
Rasmuson Theater
11:00 am – Family Program
Dizhsa Nabani / Living Language: Grinding Chocolate”
“The Girl Who Talks to the Moon”
“Maisa: The Chamoru Girl Who Saves Guåhan”

National Museum of the American Indian
Rasmuson Theater
3:00 pm – Afternoon Program
Dizhsa Nabani / Living Language: Tlacolula Market”
“In Times of Rain”

National Museum of Natural History
Baird Auditorium
6:30 pm – Evening Program
Bhutanese Cham Performance
“The Next Guardian”

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Eaton Workshop
Eaton Cinema
2:00 pm – Afternoon Program
Sami Blood
“Goaskinviellja” by VILDÁ

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Terrace Theater
6:00 – Closing Reception
“Last Whispers: Oratorio for Vanishing Voices, Collapsing Universes and a Falling Tree”

The Mother Tongue Film Festival is a collaboration between Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, and Smithsonian Folklife.
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