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Free screening of Speaking in Tongues

image from Speaking in Tongues

A free screening of the film Speaking in Tongues will be at 7 p.m. Monday, April 6, at the Normal Theater on North Street.

After the screening, Assistant Professor Elizabeth Skinner of the College of Education will facilitate a Q&A session discussing the potential benefits of dual-language immersion locally in the Bloomington-Normal community.

Speaking in Tongues is an award-winning documentary on language education in the United States. The film follows four children on their path to becoming bilingual. It took home the Documentary Audience Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival.

This free screening is sponsored by State Farm Bank; Conexiones Latinas de McLean County; Illinois State University’s Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program; College of Education (School of Teaching and Learning); Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; and the Student Association of Bilingual Education, as well as Illinois Wesleyan University’s Department of Hispanic Studies and Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

For additional information, contact Professor of Latino/a Studies Maura Toro-Morn at mitmorn@ilstu.edu or 438-8290.