FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

GIRLS ON THE MOVE (Shorts Program)

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


In this collection of shorts, girls find confidence in their differences and make decisions with positive impacts.


These girls are on the move! In one short, Stella, gets her first wheelchair, and along with "Rocky" comes independence. Can she find the courage to face her biggest challenge yet - the school swim meet? In the last short, Magda is a huge black metal fan. She is unlike other girls and gets bullied. One evening, she runs into her school crush, but pretends she is in a band to gain his friendship and find her confidence. What happens after the make-up and costumes come off?


Shorts Program Duration: 75 minutes


Themes: Girls making things happen, self-reflection and making good decisions.


Language: This program is presented in English, Nonverbal, Dutch, and Norwegian with English subtitles.


Content Advisory: This program contains mature themes and profanity.


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

TRICK OR TREAT (Short Film)


Synopsis: Magda, 11, is a huge black metal-fan. Unlike other girls, she finds herself bullied and alone on Halloween, and begs to tag along with her teen sister. In the course of the evening, she runs into her school crush, but pretends she is in a band to gain his friendship and find her confidence. What happens after the make-up and costumes come off though?


Program Type: Public Program - Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form


Content Advisory: This film contains Coarse Language.


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

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    17 minutes
  • Language
    Norwegian with English subtitles
  • Country
    Norway
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Director
    Morten Evelid
  • Producer
    Marie Fuglestein Lægreid