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FYI: Documentary Film Saved by Language


Author: Vera Ferreira

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Subject Language(s): Ladino

FYI Body: Saved by Language is a documentary film by Susanna Zaraysky and Bryan Kirschen that shows the story of how Moris Albahari, a young Sephardic Bosnian boy, used his ancestral mother tongue, Ladino, to survive the Holocaust. The project was presented at the Language Fair in October in Minde (Portugal) and represents an important step in the preservation of Ladino.

Susanna and Bryan started a fundraising campaign in order to be able to conclude the project:

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/saved-by-language/x/5655430

Your support is needed.

Best,

Vera Ferreira

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