YOU'RE INVITED TO A SPECIAL EVENT
Please come to a very special evening in honor of our new PBS documentary Language Matters with Bob Holman a film by David Grubin
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the National Museum of the American Indian 1 Bowling Green, New York City
What do we lose when a language dies? What does it take to save a language?
The one hour event will highlight excerpts from the film woven together with live performances by endangered language speakers, including Native American poets, a hālau hula (Hawaiian school of dance), the colorful legacy of Yiddish, and the tongue twisting poetry of the Welsh language. Afterwards, Bob and David will offer a short Q&A followed by a reception.
Please note: Language Matters with Bob Holman airs on PBS THIRTEEN onSunday, January 25th at 12:30 PM.
In partnership with THIRTEEN, Poets House, and the Endangered Language Alliance
For more information on events and airdates visit languagemattersfilm.com
Language Matters is a co-production of David Grubin Productions Inc. and Pacific Islanders in Communications. Produced in association with The Endangered Language Alliance. Major funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities with additional funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the National Endowment for the Arts, and philanthropic individuals.