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Does Language Maketh the Film?

Nadira Ilana, Independent Filmmaker

15-Nov-19 14:30

Does Language Maketh the Film?

Nigerian movie “Lionheart” was recently disqualified from the Best International Feature Film Oscar for being predominantly in English. But how big a part should language play in defining the identity of a film?

Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Sharmilla Ganesan, Sumitra Selvaraj


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