I Dream In Another Language

Synopsis & Film Details

Fresno Filmworks presents “I Dream in Another Language”, a film that explores language as a living, breathing and evolving part of humanity. Ernesto Contreras’ fourth film follows a university researcher as he travels to a small tropical village in Mexico in hopes of recording and preserving a nearly extinct language called Zikril. When he finds that the only two remaining speakers are sworn enemies, he’ll have to figure out a way to get the two men to speak to each other. Starring Fernando Álvarez Rebeil, José Manuel Poncelis and Eligio Meléndez. Presented with English subtitles. Assistive listening services are not available for this film.

Director: Ernesto Contreras
Mexico, Netherlands • 103 minutes • Not rated
Distributor: The Film Collaborative (TFC)

Center for Creativity and the Arts – Fresno State