Language Matters

Official Trailer

Preview | 30s

There are more than 6,000 languages in the world. We lose one every two weeks; hundreds will be lost within the next generation. Follow poet Bob Holman as he travels to Australia, Wales and Hawaii to find out what we lose when a language dies and what it takes to save one?

Aired: 01/19/15

Rating: TV-PG

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Language Matters is a co-production of David Grubin Productions and Pacific Islanders in Communications. Major funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities with additional funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the National Endowment for the Arts.