FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival


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

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.


Synopsis: A treasured toy goes missing, causing an adventure to ensue and memories to return.

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
    8 minutes
  • Language
    Persian (Farsi) with English subtitles
  • Country
  • Premiere
  • Director
    Shiva Momtahan
  • Producer
    Sima Momtahan