Following a young researcher documenting a language isolate in southern Chad, the film goes out to meet villagers and explore their relation to languages.
With their testimonies, one discovers a deeply multilingual humanity, made up of a myriad societies, each endlessly using language to encode its knowledge, its culture, and much more: its entire worldview.
But for how much longer?
- Category: Culture
- Thematic area: Intercultural Dialogue
- Call topics: Science ethics and open content
- Major objective: Focus attention on the critical risks confronting indigenous languages
- Area of intervention: Increasing understanding, reconciliation and international cooperation