Tag Archives: Karen Weinberg

A documentary focusing on the revitalization of the Alutiiq language premieres in Kodiak

Karen Weinberg with Eli Kniaziowski at the premiere of Keep Talking. (Photo courtesy of Nara Garber) Mitch Borden/KMXT The documentary Keep Talking recently premiered in Kodiak. It focuses on efforts to keep the Alutiiq language alive in the region. KMXT spoke with the film’s director and some audience members about the movie’s message. It took years and hundreds of hours ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: The director of the documentary “Keep Talking” discusses her film

Karen Weinberg speaking at the premiere of her documentary “Keep Talking” at the Afognak Native Corporation building. (Photo courtesy of Nara Garber) Mitch Borden/KMXT For today’s talk of the rock, KMXT’s Mitch Borden sat down with Karen Weinberg, the director of the documentary Keep Talking. They got to chat before her film’s Kodiak premiere on December 3rd about how she ... Read More »

Alutiiq Language Film Screens in Canada

Candace Branson speaks about Alutiiq language. Screen cap from trailer of Keep Talking. (Courtesy of Keep Talking) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The creators of a documentary on Alutiiq language – or sugcestun – revitalization are screening the film across the country and will end up back on the island this winter. “Keep Talking” features the stories of Candace Branson, Marya Halvorsen, Lynda ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Alutiiq Language Documentary and Young Life

A documentary crew just visited Kodiak and dropped by KMXT to talk about a documentary that’s been five years in the making. “Keep Talking” investigates the Alutiiq language learning scene in Kodiak and the language revitalization efforts here on the island. KMXT’s Kayla Desroches sat down with director Karen Weinberg and members of her team for this week’s Talk of ... Read More »

Alutiiq Language Documentary Almost Complete

A screen grab from the “Keep Talking” teaser. Courtesy of Ten Trees Productions Kayla Desroches/KMXT A documentary team just came to Kodiak to screen its Alutiiq language film and get feedback. “Keep Talking” covers the revitalization of the Alutiiq language on the island, and records the effort of passing the language down from elders to the younger generation. Director Karen ... Read More »

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