The 3rd floor gallery of the California Museum of Photography is closed for the installation of Color Shift from August 12th through August 30th, reopening on August 31st.

I Dream In Another Language


Directed by: Ernesto Contreras


2017 | Mexico | 103 minutes



Screening

Friday, June 21, 2019, 7pm

Matinee

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 3pm

Screening

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 7pm



A young linquist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research and save a mysterious indigenous language. A language, as he discovers, at the point of disappearing since the last two speakers had a fight fifty years ago and refuse to speak a word with each other. Trying to bring the two old friends back together, he discovers that 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.


Languages have magic - dead or dying ones most of all - and some of that sorcery has made it onto the screen in the evocatively titled Mexican feature I Dream in Another Language. - Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times