SPEAKING IN TONGUES
Broadcast Premiere: August 2, 2010 (PBS Plus)
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Producers: Marcia Jarmel / Ken Schneider
Length: 1 Episode/60 Minutes
At a time when 31 states have passed "English Only" laws, four pioneering families put their children in public schools where, from the first day of kindergarten, their teachers speak mostly Chinese or Spanish. SPEAKING IN TONGUES follows four diverse kids on a journey to become bilingual. This charming story will challenge you to rethink the skills that Americans need in the 21st century. Winner of the Audience Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
For more information, please visit the PBS website at: www.pbs.org/speaking-in-tongues.