Jul 11 – 17, 2022
Mannheim
Europe/Berlin timezone

Film: "Dreaming of Words" (Room: SO 108)

Jul 13, 2022, 4:00 PM
1h
SO 108

SO 108

Description

Film “Dreaming of Words” on the life of Njattyela Sreedharan, who compiled a dictionary connecting four major Dravidian languages. Travelling across four states and doing extensive research, he spent twenty five years making the multilingual dictionary. This unique dictionary offers a comparative study of Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. The film traces Sreedharan's life, work, love for languages and the struggles to get the dictionary published. The film also explores the linguistic and cultural diversity in India. Trailer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/13mGl-hRHoqlPYWGhFSGklx6acvM-9h6g/view

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