FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

VIEW FINDERS (Shorts Program)

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


Feeling over-scheduled and overwhelmed are common. Finding a new outlook can change everything.


Feeling over-scheduled and overwhelmed happens all the time. Finding a new outlook can change everything. In one short, Matilda feels pressured to get good grades, so she gets a spare head. Are two heads better than one? In another, at the dawn of a Robotic era, Yining, a young schoolboy, befriends a mischievous schoolgirl at their strict Chinese primary school and plans their freedom.


Shorts Program Duration: 61 minutes


Themes: Gaining perspective, managing expectations, feeling overscheduled, taking on daily tasks and new challenges.


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


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

THE FAKE CALENDAR (Short Film)


Synopsis: A neon glimpse into a personal world within an urban landscape. The Fake Calendar is an artist’s expression of how people come up with creative ways to avoid social functions in favor of their own private space.


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
    2 minutes
  • Language
    Nonverbal
  • Country
    Canada
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Meky Ottawa