Anybody Hear Me: A short film that Explores the Endangered Kirmancki Dialect of Kurdish and its Impact on Generational Connections
‘Anybody Hear Me’ is a poignant film about the Kirmancki language of Kurdish, which is at risk of linguistic endangerment. Spoken mostly by elderly people, the language decline has interrupted cultural, historical, and psychological transfers between generations. The film showcases the heart breaking impact of this loss on a grandmother and her grandson, who cannot communicate in her native language. Highlighting the consequences of disconnection from a mother tongue, ‘Anybody Hear Me’ is a moving portrayal of the importance of language and cultural heritage
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