Films to show in class

Here are some films that people on the linganth list have mentioned as good to show in class:

Mickey Mouse Monopoly (good with Lippi-Green): http://www.mediaed.org/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=112

Multilingual Hong Kong http://www.foryue.org/

The Linguists http://www.thelinguists.com/

Voices of North Carolina http://ncsu.edu/linguistics/talkingnc/products/voicesofnc.php

Speaking in Tongues http://speakingintonguesfilm.info/

Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii http://pidginthevoiceofhawaii.com/

Our Spirits Don’t Speak English http://www.richheape.com/boarding-school.htm

Through Deaf Eyes (history of ASL, Deaf community in US) http://www.pbs.org/weta/throughdeafeyes/

Silent Children, New Language (Nicarguan Sign Language) http://bufvc.ac.uk/dvdfind/index.php/title/19563

We Still Live Here (language revitalization) http://www.makepeaceproductions.com/wampfilm.html

Tailenders (missionaries, technology, translation)  http://www.adelehorne.net/Page02.htm

Do You Speak American  http://www.pbs.org/speak/

[see Jaffe 2009, 2011 pieces on authenticity in this video:

http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/text.2009.29.issue-5/issue-files/text.2009.29.issue-5.xml

http://benjamins.com/#catalog/journals/jlp.10.4/toc]

Documentary on Nancy Dorian and last speakers of East Sutherland Gaelic http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7647046783946085652

Diverted to Delhi (2003) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1okXqlBaL7I

[pairs well with Cameron’s piece on “Communication and Commodification: Global Economic Change in
Sociolinguistic Perspective” and for talking about globalization and language.]

Helvetica http://www.helveticafilm.com/

Poto and Cabengo http://www.hulu.com/watch/333055/poto-and-cabengo
My Crasy Life http://www.hulu.com/watch/333056/my-crasy-life

And the classic ones:

Crosstalk

American Tongues

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