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.


Synopsis: Insta is in the eye of the beholder. Can an isolated tree find new life on Social? Who gets more likes, the nature expert or the commercial entrepreneur?

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.

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    Isaac King