FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

GENIUS LOCI (Shorts Program)

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


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.

PRECIOUS (Short Film)


Synopsis: Julie desperately tries to fit in with her classmates as she is forced to choose between social acceptance and her friendship with Emile, the new student with special needs who is constantly bullied.


Program Type: 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
    14 minutes
  • Language
    French with English subtitles
  • Country
    France
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Director
    Paul Mas
  • Producer
    Marc Jousset