Interesting documentary on ‘endangered languages’

I’m a bit slow on the uptake but this doco looks really interesting for anyone interested in words, culture, language, world views and human diversity. Here’s the blurb from a less reputable source:

As Sundance moved past the weekend it was fast becoming clear that … the stars of the festival line-up would not be features but documentaries. One standout was The Linguists, a fantastic little film that follows professors David Harrison and Gregory Anderson as they crisscross the globe on a mission to document languages…. The excitement of these two professors proves contagious, and as the film reveals how cultural shame and colonialism have factored in the loss of these languages, their incredible dedication becomes all the more compelling.
(~featured in Vanity Fair)

Check in out here  http://thelinguists.com/

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