FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

EXPERIMENTAL STATION (Shorts Program)

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Through animation, imagination can soar beyond our wildest dreams.


Animation is a freeing medium where imagination sets soar. One animated documentary reveals the many difficulties prevalent for people crossing borders in order to be with the ones they love. Then, an abstract, analogy animated film explores harmonic ratios in movement and relations between word-picture and sound. In a Swiss film, identity, friendship, relationships are all interconnected. In the last short, there’s this fragile moment where the boundary between fantasy and reality is shattered and everything is changed.


Shorts Program Duration: 67 minutes


Themes: Experimental animation, seasoned artists and up-and-coming young animators.


Language: This program is presented in English, Nonverbal, Russian, Persian, and French with English subtitles.


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

BEAR WITH ME (Short Film)


Synopsis: This animated documentary reveals the many difficulties prevalent for those who cross borders in order to be with the ones they love.


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
    2019
  • Runtime
    5 minutes
  • Language
    English with English subtitles
  • Country
    Netherlands
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Daphna Awadish
  • Producer
    St. Joost Master Institute of Visual Cultures