Official Selections

The Lost Sound

Once, there was a sound. Gradually it disappeared, remaining only the in the dialect of a specific area.

10:30 am
Sep 14
Runtime: 1:46

Inspired by the poem 'On Ç' by Hiromi Itō, a woman looks at the matrilineal inheritance of linguistic tones in her family, mourning the parts of languages that become extinct through semantic evolution.