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Mother Tongue Film Festival - Smithsonian Museum - Washington, DC

  • Abramson Auditorium NYU Washington DC 1307 L Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)

The Mother Tongue Film Festival is a collaboration between Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, and Smithsonian Folklife.  This multi-day event celebrates the United Nations International Mother Languages Day (February 21) by showcasing recently produced feature and short-length films about the cultural richness of Indigenous and endangered languages.

The festival celebrates cultural and linguistic diversity by showcasing films and filmmakers from around the world over four days of screenings in Washington, D.C. All events are free.