FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

LIFE CYCLES (Shorts Program)

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


We’re always going through some changes or helping others make a change in their life cycle.


The characters in this collection of shorts are either going through changes or helping others make a life cycle transition. In one short, when John discovers a family photo album, the images guide his imagination, transforming his grandpa's memories into interpretive drawings and reinvigorating their relationship. In another short, a talented girl grieves the loss of her mother. Talia is a budding gardener, but she's restricted from leaving the house. With the help of a kind neighbor, can she finally let her let her passion flourish?


Shorts Program Duration: 68 minutes


Themes: Cycle of life, coping and behavioral self-care activities, manage expectations, developing support systems; helping elderly companions with managing daily life on an Alzheimer journey.


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


Content Advisory: This program contains Mature Themes.


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

TALIA (Short Film)


Synopsis: Talia is a budding gardener, but she's restricted from leaving the house. With the help of a kind neighbor, can she finally let her passion flourish?


Program Type: School Program and 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
    10 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    England
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Director
    Cara Bamford
  • Producer
    Matt Gras