FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

MOVING FORWARD (Shorts Program)

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There comes a time in life where we have to move forward past where we got stuck.


There comes a time in life where we have to move forward past where we got stuck. In one film, Rosa learns that gravity is stronger than everything else in her search for something to grab on to. In another short, when it comes time for her best friend, Misha, to move abroad, Fanny wrestles with feelings of jealousy and abandonment. However, Misha's will to make the best out of their last day together overrides Fanny’s initial sadness. In the last film, a young man thinks he's finally found a true companion—is she for real?


Shorts Program Duration: 68 minutes


Themes: Identity; handling relationships; let friends help cope; looking to move forward into new phases in life.


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


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

WINTER (Short Film)


Synopsis: It's not always easy to let go of old friends and memories, but thoughtful reflection makes it better.


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


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

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    6 minutes
  • Language
    Nonverbal
  • Country
    Germany
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Gurli Bachmann
  • Producer
    weissensee kunsthochschule berlin