The Linguists.

Contributor(s): A. Miller, Daniel [film director.] | Newberger, Jeremy [film director.] | Kramer, Seth [film director.] | Harrison, David [actor.] | Anderson, Gregory [actor.] | Ironbound Films (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 11457515 | KanopyPublisher: Ironbound Films, 2008Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (64 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Ethnicity | Linguistics | Indigenous peoples | Documentary filmsGenre/Form: Documentary films. Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image David Harrison, Gregory AndersonSummary: Scientists estimate that of 7,000 languages in the world, half will be gone by the end of this century. THE LINGUISTS joins David Harrison and Gregory Anderson, scientists racing to document languages on the verge of extinction. In the rugged landscapes of Siberia, India , and Bolivia, the linguists' resolve is tested by the very forces stifling languages: institutionalized racism and violent economic unrest. David and Greg's journey takes them deep into the heart of the cultures, knowledge, and communities at stake. The first film funded by the National Science Foundation to ever premiere at **Sundance**, THE LINGUISTS went on to win top honors at film festivals around the world. It aired on PBS and in 2010 was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming.
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
 Kanopy Kanopy Digital Library
Available
Total holds: 0

Title from title frames.

Film

In Process Record.

David Harrison, Gregory Anderson

Originally produced by Ironbound Films in 2008.

Scientists estimate that of 7,000 languages in the world, half will be gone by the end of this century. THE LINGUISTS joins David Harrison and Gregory Anderson, scientists racing to document languages on the verge of extinction. In the rugged landscapes of Siberia, India , and Bolivia, the linguists' resolve is tested by the very forces stifling languages: institutionalized racism and violent economic unrest. David and Greg's journey takes them deep into the heart of the cultures, knowledge, and communities at stake. The first film funded by the National Science Foundation to ever premiere at **Sundance**, THE LINGUISTS went on to win top honors at film festivals around the world. It aired on PBS and in 2010 was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Science and Technology Programming.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.