Childhood Language (2014)

Documentary | 21 mins

Movie Info

  • Release Date: 30 Nov, 2014
  • Country Georgia
  • Author Marika Bakuradze
  • Broadcaster Imedi TV


Competition status- Participant

It is a documentary film, about ethnic Georgian women, living in Turkey, Ankara. She was born in Ankara and has not been in Georgia for 30 years, but she remembers every Georgian words from granny, and when she grew up, decided to learn her childhood language and got as Linguist. Now she translates Georgian poetry and novels in Turkish, She has a culture and education centre where she teaches Georgian language to other people, who are ethnic Georgians too. She is an author of public education program, which is approved by the Ministry of Education in Turkey. This program is main guide – how to teach Georgian language to pupils, who are ethnic Georgians, but living in Turkey, and now they get a chance to learn native language based on this program.

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GeorgialanguageMarika BakuradzeTurkey