Marie's Dictionary

Marie's Dictionary

(Marie's Dictionary), Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee / USA, 2014
English, Wukchumni version / Czech and English subtitles, 9 min

This short documentary tells the story of Marie Wilcox, the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language and the dictionary she created in an effort to keep her language alive.

Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee is a filmmaker, musician and composer. His work has been featured on PBS, The New York Times, The New Yorker, National Geographic, The Atlantic, Outside Magazine, exhibited at The Smithsonian and screened in theaters and festivals worldwide. He has directed and produced numerous award-winning films. He lives in a small coastal town in Northern California with his wife and two children.

 

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