FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

STEM: HUMAN IMPACT (School Shorts Program)

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SCHOOL PROGRAM – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form


The age-old question of “What makes the world go round” is answered in this program: Earthworms, bees, and other small creatures sustain the earth’s balance.


Learn from the stories in this collection of shorts - what impact do humans have on the environment? What are some good lessons on both flora and fauna habitat observation? In one film, the work of the humble earthworm is an essential part of our ecosystem. What happens to upset the balance when non-organic practices take place? In another short, based on real-life events, a valley in China expands the use of pesticides. Every summer, Jing Jing joins her parents in the family's efforts to relocate the declining bee population, who are also an essential part of the ecosystem and biodiversity.


Shorts Program Duration: 67 minutes


Themes: STEM: Human impact on environment; challenged ecosystems, biodiversity; animal habitat; scientific observation.


Language: This program is presented in English, French, Palawa-Kani, and Chinese - Sichuan Dialect with English subtitles.


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

THE SUMMER BREAK - SEE THE BEES (Short Film)


Synopsis: In a valley in China, the use of pesticides is expanding. Every summer, Jing Jing joins her parents in the family's efforts to relocate the declining bee population which is absolutely essential to the ecosystem and biodiversity.


Program Type: School 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
    12 minutes
  • Language
    Chinese - Sichuan Dialect with English subtitles
  • Country
    China/Sweden
  • Premiere
    World
  • Director
    Mikael Kristersson, Åsa Ekman
  • Producer
    Oscar Hedin