* Northwest Premiere *
Director: Marta Alicia Masferrer
Writer: Dave Maulbec,
Baldvin Kári Sveinbjörnsson
Runtime: 15 min
Company: Swandive Films Inc.
A unique comedy about secret crushes, extreme linguistics and the language of love.
Synopsis: CONLANG, short for constructed language, is a universal story set in the unique world of conlanging. A comedy about secret crushes, extreme linguistics and the language of love, it tells the story of Carl, 26, an unemployed conlang enthusiast. Even though Carl has no trouble creating new languages, he has a hard time finding the words to express his feelings to Libby, his secret crush. One day, Carl has a chance of becoming president of the Constructed Language Society, a club of people joined by their passion for invented languages. But between battling misguided Esperantists and mastering Klingon, will he be able to share his true feelings with the girl he adores?