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Mother Tongue Film Festival

February 17 - March 4

Free

The Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival celebrates cultural and linguistic diversity by showcasing films and filmmakers from around the world, highlighting the crucial role languages play in our daily lives. Since 2016, the annual festival has celebrated International Mother Language Day on February 21. The seventh annual festival offers acclaimed feature films, short films, and other forms of digital storytelling, including roundtable discussions with filmmakers, scholars, and Smithsonian staff.

The Mother Tongue Film Festival is organized by the Recovering Voices initiative, a collaboration across Smithsonian units at the National Museum of Natural History, the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the Asian Pacific American Center.

Details

Start:
February 17
End:
March 4
Cost:
Free
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mothertongue.si.edu

Venue

Online