Mother Tongue

Mother Tongue / Lingua Madre

film-roll Italy / Color / 18' / 2020

In a small town in the Grecia Salentina, the Griko, a language of Hellenic origin, it’s no longer spoken. Giorgio, a 15 years old African boy, moved by a friendship with Pippi and Rocco, two elders and language connoisseurs, decides to bring Griko back to light, giving back to the town that identity long since lost.

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Giuseppe O. Schimera

Director
Giuseppe O. Schimera
Language
Italian
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