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Bruly Bouabré's Alphabet

In the 1950's, Ivory Coast artist Bruly Bouabré created hundreds of pictograms based on one-syllable words in his language, Bété.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 17 minutes

They Are We

Anthropologist's film reunites a family 200 years after they were torn apart by the transatlantic slave trade.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 79 minutes

We Still Live Here

Tells the amazing story of the return of the Wampanoag language, a language that was silenced for more than a century.

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 56 minutes

What If Babel Was Just a Myth?

The societies that populate the heart of the African continent form such a mosaic that it is not uncommon to meet villagers speaking six to seven languages. But how much longer will this last?

Icarus Films | 2019 | 56 minutes

Writing the Land

A meditation on language, culture, and tradition couched in the bustle of modern-day Vancouver.

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2008 | 8 minutes

Yiddish

Seven young scholars share their love for Yiddish, and for the avant-garde Yiddish poetry written between the World Wars.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 61 minutes