Animated Tales for All

Date: 

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Auditorium, Harvard Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
GBadilloWatch a vibrant collection of short animations narrated in some of the sixty-eight Indigenous languages of Mexico. Created by Mexican designer Gabriela Badillo and selected from her project, 68 Voices, 68 Hearts, these films help foster pride, respect, and the use of Indigenous Mexican languages. The family-friendly stories have English subtitles and are based on legends and poems from native communities. The event includes a Q&A with Badillo in English and Spanish, an authentic Mexican snack, and a chance to learn phrases in one of Mexico’s Indigenous languages. This event is open to the public. Fee: $10 Members; $15 non-members. Register in advance by Friday, September 13th. Tickets will be available on Saturday, September 14th until 2 p.m at the Peabody Museum front desk on a first-come, first-serve basis. Free event parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street garage. For registration and additional information, click here.