FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

GENIUS LOCI (Shorts Program)

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Celebrate the very best in animation excellence with this collection!


Celebrate the very best in animation excellence with this collection! In one short, characters ponder if it is worse to stay or to go. In another short, a girl just doesn't fit in at school. In another short, can a young woman break the ties that bind her to her parents? In an elegantly animated short, Catherine speaks in poetic fashion from beyond the grave. In the last short, a loner sees a mystical oneness within urban chaos.


Shorts Program Duration: 79 minutes


Themes: Animation Masters


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


Content Advisory: This program contains Coarse Language and Mature Themes.


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

4 NORTH A (Short Film)


Synopsis: A young woman sits in a hospital room, alone with her failing father. As the constant din of antiseptic hospital noises pushes her to confront her inevitable loss, she escapes into a series of lush childhood memories.


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
    2020
  • Runtime
    11 minutes
  • Language
    Nonverbal
  • Country
    Canada
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Jordan Canning, Howie Shia
  • Producer
    Annette Clarke