FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

IDENTIFICATION STATION (Shorts Program)

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In this collection of shorts, characters find the solution to their external problems by looking inward.


The characters in this collection of shorts look inward to find resources for managing outward circumstances. In a mockumentary, Jessie is unhappy, constantly comparing her development with others until she learns to strive in her own way. In another short, Zhenos comes of age while living in a converted hotel for refugee families. In another short a boy struggles with the shadows that chase constantly chase him, until he realizes his classmates face similar stresses.


Shorts Program Duration: 72 minutes


Themes: Identity, self-reflection, overcoming isolation, anxiety, daily stress.


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


Content Advisory: This program contains Mature Themes.


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

ALL OF OUR SHADOWS (Short Film)


Synopsis: A boy is isolated in his "shadows" and fears, until his classmates share their daily stresses and anxieties. He realizes he is not alone.


Program Type: School Program and Public Program – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form


Content Advisory: This program contains Mature Themes


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

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    8 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    England
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Director
    Daniel Greaves, Ruth Beni
  • Producer
    Ruth Beni