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.

THE PROCESSION (Short Film)


Synopsis: After Catherine’s fatal car accident, she speaks from the beyond to her grieving husband, Philip, who must endure the family ritual of the funeral. The Procession is an elegant poem in black, white, and pink that shows us how, despite the pressure to keep up appearances, love finds a way.


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
    English
  • Country
    Canada
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Pascal Blanchet , Rodolphe Saint-Gelais