A 2023 Oscar nominee for Best International Film and Grand Jury Prize winner at Cannes, The Belgian film Close tackles the theme of young male friendship. The film begins with a beautiful depiction of a close summer friendship between two 13-year-old boys that takes a very dark turn after the school year begins and the... Continue Reading →
Honoring Black History
Since 1976, February has been designated Black History Month to recognize, publicize and celebrate the contributions to society made by African Americans. Although this month is coming to an end, we at LOF encourage you to engage with black culture and community every day of the year. The opportunities are endless and worthwhile. Engaging in... Continue Reading →
100 Ways to Celebrate Friendship
Friendship deserves to be cherished and enjoyed. That’s something we encourage you to do every day. But sometimes you reach an important milestone with a friend, and it becomes time for a special celebration. This is one of those moments for us, as this is the Language of Friendship’s 100th Post! We started this blog... Continue Reading →
Summer Like It’s 2019!
With days getting longer and fewer COVID restrictions impacting events lately, it’s time to make 2022 a summer to remember! A recent article in the Washington Post about the coronavirus shared that, "Fewer than 3 in 10 Americans say it is a major factor in their summer vacation plans." However, the article goes on to... Continue Reading →