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Tongues Twisting

Clapping games and tongue twisters in multiple languages turn into rich stories when Judith Sloan records young immigrants in a theatre workshop.

2005 ShortDocs Challenge: Games

2005 / Judith Sloan / TCF, USA

Clapping games and tongue twisters in multiple languages turn into rich stories when Judith Sloan records young immigrants in a theatre workshop.

Memories of life "back home", broken families, and thoughts about dual realities are woven together with rhythm games and performances as the kids reveal the game of adapting to life in America.

Tonuges Twisting was commissioned for the 2005 ShortDocs: Stories About Games.


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Judith Sloan

Judith Sloan is an actress, audio artist, oral historian, and educator whose multi-character solo performances combine humor, pathos, and a love of the absurd.


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