The Universal Language (film)

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The Universal Language
Directed by Sam Green
Starring Arika Okrent
Renato Corsetti
Humphrey Tonkin
Release date
  • October 10, 2011 (2011-10-10) (Hot Springs
    Documentary Film Festival)
Running time
30 minutes
Language English, Esperanto

The Universal Language (Esperanto: La Universala Lingvo) is a 2011 short documentary film on the Esperanto language and the movement around it. Using much archive footage from the language's early days the time as well as interviews with Esperantists today, the film constructs a linear narrative of Esperanto's history and goals.

The film, directed by Sam Green won the 2012 Ashland Independent Film Festival award for Juried Best Short Documentary.[1]


  1. ^ "2012 AIFF Juried and Special Award Winners". AIFF. Retrieved 2013-10-08. 

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