This webinar featuring entomologist Dr. Floyd Shockley is for students in grades 3-5.
Following opening remarks from Smithsonian organizers, the festival’s first event features a talkback, available to stream on demand, with Waikiki director Christopher Kahunahana, moderated by Kālewa Correa, curator of Hawai’i and the Pacific at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. Waikiki, the festival’s opening film, will be available online to U.S. audiences from Feb. 21–27.
The sixth annual Mother Tongue Film Festival will take place for free online via a monthly screening series from February 21 through May of 2021. February's featured films include Waikiki (dir. Christopher Kahunahana, 2019); Tote (dir. María Sojob, 2018); Teko Haxy/Being imperfect (dir. Patrícia Ferreira and Sophia Pinheiro, 2018); Source of the Wound (dir. Adrian […]
Women are often entrusted with cultural and language transmission, and Mother Tongue highlights this responsibility by bringing together women directors on a roundtable each year. Join us for a conversation with Becs Arahanga (Hinekura), Valeriya Golovina (Our Love), Sophia Pinheiro (Being Imperfect), and Patricia Ferreira (Being Imperfect), moderated by Smithsonian digital curator Amalia Córdova and […]
Join us for a roundtable discussion exploring anthropologists and filmmakers Lina Fruzzetti (Brown University) and Ákos Östör (Wesleyan University)'s 30-year collaboration—spanning numerous publications and six films. Moderated by Alice Apley (Director, Documentary Education Resources) and joined by Pam Wintle (Senior Film Archivist, Human Studies Film Archive), this roundtable will focus on Fruzzetti and Östör's important […]