video | VIDEO – Ethnographic Documentary Film “What if Babel was just a myth?” (56′, 2019)

  • 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