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.

SONG SPARROW (Short Film)


Synopsis: Based on a true event, the characters in this film ponder: is it worse to stay than to go? Faced by those that have no choice but to put their lives in peril to escape perils of staying, and to trade staying within chaos for a chaotic escape.


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
    2019
  • Runtime
    12 minutes
  • Language
    Nonverbal
  • Country
    Denmark
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Farzaneh Omidvarnia
  • Producer
    Farzaneh Omidvarnia