Feature Film

American Tongues

Rich in humor and regional color, this sometimes hilarious film by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker (POV 1988) uses the prism of language to reveal our attitudes about the way other people speak. From Boston Brahmins to Black Louisiana teenagers, from Texas cowboys to New York professionals, American Tongues elicits funny, perceptive, sometimes shocking and always telling comments on American English in all its diversity.

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