A still from Dreaming of Words. Courtesy of Nandan.
Njattyela Sreedharan, a fourth standard drop-out, compiles a dictionary connecting four major Dravidian languages. Travelling across four states and doing extensive research, he spent twenty five years making this multilingual dictionary. This unique dictionary offers a comparative study of Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. ‘Dreaming of Words’ traces Sreedharan’s life, work, love for languages, and the struggles to get the dictionary published while also delving into the linguistic and cultural diversity of India.
Join us for a special screening of the film Dreaming of Words by Nandan as we explore our love of languages and the labour of that love.
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