FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

MAKERS AND SHAKERS (Shorts Program)

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


In this series of short animated films our heroes are artists, who discover that they can use their passion to explore different realities.


Looking to take up something new? These film heroes find passions that lead them to new discoveries. In one film, Talented Japanese Royal Court painter, Kuwagata Keisai creates vivid, lifelike paintings of animals by imagining what it would be like to be that animal. In another short, Fleur looks to find inspiration for the school art show. In the last short, how is a 360° picture created? With the help of professional photographers and historians, a time traveler finds out how.


Shorts Program Duration: 72 minutes


Themes: Taking up new hobbies and passions, exploring creative play; do-it-yourself; daily plans and setting benchmarks for goals.


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


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

DREAMS INTO DRAWING (Short Film)


Synopsis: Talented Japanese Royal Court painter, Kuwagata Keisai creates vivid, life like paintings of animals by imagining what it would be like to be that animal. Does he imagine this too clearly?


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
    11 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    Japan
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Koji Yamamura
  • Producer
    Koji Yamamura