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Film is a near-universal language but speech is the original Tower of Babel whose separation of humanity it partially overcame.
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Blue StreakAn adroit expansion on the notion of a "blue" movie, Mark Rappaport's early short BLUE STREAK contrasts the rarified realm of classical composition with an unspoken assortment of words predisposed to human sexuality, all layered over footage of a room filled with naked women and men. At the intersection of high art and low...Start your free trial to watch
The Universal LanguageDirected by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green, THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE traces the history of Esperanto, an artificial language that was created in the late 1800s by a Polish eye doctor who believed that if everyone in the world spoke a common tongue, humanity could overcome racism and war. Today,...Start your free trial to watch