Tag: film

Get Lit Offering Weekend Classes, Hosting Monthly Open Mics

Get Lit, an L.A.-based non-profit that promotes teen literacy through poetry and film, is offering weekend classes for youths aged 13-19, as well as hosting a monthly open mic. Classes and open mics are...

Māori People Find Representation in Moana

A new translation of the Disney film Moana has been released in New Zealand. The film was translated by New Zealand native who worked on the original English-language version, Taiki Waititi, and his sister...

TIFF premiere: Sgaawaay K’uuna, the first feature film about the Haida people

By Leonie Sandercock Professor, University of British Columbia Originally published on The Conversation. Sgaawaay K'uuna (Edge of the Knife), premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, is the first feature film about the Haida people...

Chinese Dialects Honored in Film

Last month’s Zurong Dialect Film Festival, one of China’s campaigns to preserve language diversity, received 582 entries featuring various dialects in just its second year. The number of entries doubled from last year, coming...

Murals Teach Education is Not a Crime

Changing the World, One Wall at a Time is a new documentary on Education Is Not a Crime—the world’s largest street art and human...

Netflix Unveils New Spanish-Language Mexican Drama

Netflix has just released its new Spanish-language series, Ingobernable. Netflix has had its fair share of success recently in the Spanish-language department, most...

Spanish Film Festival in Prague

From documentaries and horror films to coming-of-age dramas, La Película has something for everyone. The festival, organized by Cervantes Institute, the Spanish embassy in Prague, and Světozor cinema, takes place in Kino Světozor in...

Babel Film Festival 2013

The Babel Film Festival is the first film competition for minority films that use minority languages, dialects, slang, or sign language. The aim is to appreciate and promote cinema related to linguistic minorities, giving...
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