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.

MAÏJA (Short Film)

Synopsis: In the Nordic Islands, Maïja, a litlle girl, waits for the return of her father, away at sea. But the weather is worsening and her father is not coming back. Every day it gets more difficult!

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    7 minutes
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  • Director
    Arthur Nollet, Julien Chen
  • Producer
    Ecole des nouvelles images