I Dream in Another Language

96m, DCP, Mexico/Netherlands

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened July 28–August 3, 2017

An indigenous Mexican dialect, Zikril, is on the verge of extinction because its last two speakers stopped talking to each other 50 years ago following a quarrel. A young linguist endeavors to broker a reconciliation between the former friends and convince them to help him record and preserve the dialect so that he can study it. However, hidden in the past, in the heart of the jungle, lies a secret concealed by the language that makes it difficult to believe that the heart of Zikril will beat once again. A FilmRise release.

World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award, Sundance Film Festival

In Spanish with English subtitles

A film by Ernesto Contreras


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