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Query Subject:   Films and Documentaries on Endangered Languages
Author:   Ole Stig Andersen
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics

Query:   Dear list

I am looking for TV documentaries and films about Endangered Languages, or
where language endangerment or revitalization is part of the story told. I
am only aware of two such productions: ''Vanishing Voices'' on Chulym
(Turkic) by American PBS and ''De lêste lûden fan in taal'' (''The last
sounds of a language'') by Frisian Television, also on Siberian lgs, I
believe. But surely there must be (many?) more?

I will post a summary.
Thank you for your help.


Ole Stig Andersen, Copenhagen
osa@olestig.dk
http://www.olestig.dk
LL Issue: 16.1441
Date posted: 05-May-2005



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