FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

TOGETHER TIME (Shorts Program)

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


Family ties and finding strength to move forward with confidence unites this collection.


Family ties have never been stronger this year and the stories in this collection are conversation-starters. In one short, Kyna is under the constant care and watch of her father. Can she finally come out from his "umbrella?” In the last short, Colin has lived with his grandfather Karl for quite some time. When Karl goes narwhal hunting, Colin tags along as a stowaway. Will he overcome his fears and learn the secrets of the Far North? These characters find their strength from the past and move towards the future with confidence.


Shorts Program Duration: 61 minutes


Themes: Family ties and bonds between father, grandfather and child, carrying traditions forward; learning bravery and letting go.


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


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

UMBRELLAS (Short Film)


Synopsis: In a faraway land where the rain never stops, Kyna spends her days playing under the protective "umbrella-beard" of her father. One night, Kyna’s beloved dog Nana disappears. To find her, Kyna will embark on an adventure of self-discovery and face her great fear, the Rain.


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
    2020
  • Runtime
    10 minutes
  • Language
    Nonverbal
  • Country
    France
  • Premiere
    World
  • Director
    Jose Prats, Alvaro Robles
  • Producer
    Diana Hentulescu