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2022 Mother Tongue Film Festival: I Ka Wā Ma Mua, I Ka Wā Ma Hope / Through the Past Is the Future

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - March 4 @ 8:00 pm UTC+0

Free

The ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi proverb i ka wā ma mua, i ka wā ma hope (through the past is the future) evokes an awareness that our ancestors provide us with a foundation for the futures we create. Our understandings of the past are as dynamic as our own living cultures.

Since 2016, the Mother Tongue Film Festival has celebrated International Mother Language Day on February 21. This year, join us for the seventh annual festival online, with on-demand film screenings and virtual events from February 17 to March 4, 2022.

With the 2022 festival, we reflect on the legacies of our ancestors, whether they are manifested in the words we speak, songs we sing, land and sea we continue to use, documents we read, or the audiovisual recordings we watch.

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Start:
February 17 @ 6:00 pm UTC+0
End:
March 4 @ 8:00 pm UTC+0
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Smithsonian Mother Tongue Film Festival
Email:
mothertongue@si.edu
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