FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

COVER TRACK (Shorts Program)

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PUBLIC PROGRAM - Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form


Whether gay, trans, intersex, or nonbinary, it is important to live one's most authentic life.


Whether gay, trans, intersex, or nonbinary it is important to live one's most authentic life. In the first short, four ancient extraordinary individuals of male and female spirit bring the healing arts from Tahiti to Hawaii and challenge traditional Western ideas of gender. In another short, Mya must decide what it takes to be herself. Lucho, a 13-year-old trans boy, doesn't usually share much time with his father. When he goes on vacation, their relationship is put to the test.


Shorts Program Duration: 57 minutes


Themes: Identity, living life on own terms, self-determination and courage, GLBTQIA stories.


Language: This program is presented in English, Olelo Niihau, and Spanish with English subtitles.


Content Advisory: This program contains coarse language.


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

PURPLEBOY (Short Film)


Synopsis: A child of unknown sex, Oscar, is born in their parent’s garden. In the face of intolerance, Oscar stands up for who they are and lives on their own terms.


Program Type: School Program and Public Program – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form.


Content Advisory: This film contains Mature Themes.


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

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    14 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    Portugal
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Alexandre Siqueira
  • Producer
    Bando à Parte, Rainbox Productions, Ambiances… asbl, Luna Blue Film