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.

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


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  • 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