Two upcoming linguistics-related film screenings

In conjunction with the Montreal First Peoples’ Festival (Présence Autochtone), there will be a lecture by Daniel Everett (Bentley University), as well as a screening of his recent documentary:

Lecture title: Life and Language in the Amazon Jungle: The Difficult Task of Understanding Others
Wednesday August 1st, 10am-11:30am
At INRS-Urbanisation, Culture et Société, room 2109
385, Sherbrooke East St. (Métro Sherbrooke)

The related documentary film, The Grammar of Happiness, will be screened on the following day:
Thursday August 2nd at 6.30PM
At NFB (1564, Saint-Denis St. Métro Berri-UQAM)

Later the same day there will also be a screening of the documentary We Still Live Here – Âs Nutayuneân, about the revival of the Wampanoag language in Southeastern Massachusetts.

Wednesday August 1st at 8.30PM
At NFB (1564, Saint-Denis St. Métro Berri-UQAM)

The filmmaker Anne Makepeace will be participating in Revisioning the Americas through Indigenous Cinema 2012 symposium.

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