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Title The Linguists. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. Ironbound Films, 2008.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020.
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (64 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Performer David Harrison, Gregory Anderson
Event Originally produced by Ironbound Films in 2008.
Summary Scientists estimate that of 7,000 languages in the world, half will be gone by the end of this century. THE LINGUISTS joins David Harrison and Gregory Anderson, scientists racing to document languages on the verge of extinction. In the rugged landscapes of Siberia, India , and Bolivia, the linguists’ resolve is tested by the very forces stifling languages: institutionalized racism and violent economic unrest. David and Greg’s journey takes them deep into the heart of the cultures, knowledge, and communities at stake. The first film funded by the National Science Foundation to ever premiere at **Sundance**, THE LINGUISTS went on to win top honors at film festivals around the world. It aired on PBS and in 2010 was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In English
Subject Ethnicity.
Linguistics.
Indigenous peoples.
Documentary films.
Genre Documentary films.
Added Author A. Miller, Daniel, film director.
Newberger, Jeremy, film director.
Kramer, Seth, film director.
Harrison, David, actor.
Anderson, Gregory, actor.
Ironbound Films (Firm), Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm), Distributor.
Music No. 11457515 Kanopy
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