FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

ARE WE THERE YET (Shorts Program)

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Learn to see the bigger picture and manage daily expectations.

It is never easy to keep the bigger picture on the horizon, but the characters in this collection of shorts learn to manage daily expectations and gain long-range perspective. In one short, Kwinten's father works far from home, which can be hard on the family. What does it for Kwinten to wait until his father’s return? In another short, Ting-Wei spent his entire vacation helping with family chores. Will he finally make the trip he's worked so hard to earn?

Shorts Program Duration: 61 minutes

Themes: Manage expectations, setting priorities; sorting out feelings in the bigger picture.

Language: This program is presented in Nonverbal, Dutch, and Mandarin with English subtitles.

Geoblocking Notice: This program is only available in the Chicagoland area.


Synopsis: Ting-Wei spent his entire summer vacation helping his dad make deliveries, with only one condition- that he will take him to the beach before school starts. Dad never keeps his word; this time, will he actually remember to fulfill his promise?

Program Type: Public Program - Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form

Geoblocking Notice: This film is only available in the Chicagoland area.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    20 minutes
  • Language
    Mandarin with English subtitles
  • Country
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Director
    Chieh-Huei Hsu
  • Producer
    Chien-Yu Chiang