FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

ACTION PLAN (School Shorts Program)

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


In this series of shorts our characters find themselves in unexpected predicaments in their effort to overcome daily challenges.


To pursue talent with courage and conviction? Check! In one short, over-extended Sadie wishes there were three of her to get all her homework and household chores done. But be careful what you wish for... In another short, a bored peacock prince seeks solace in eating - but his diet is so unhealthy and his job is so sedentary. One day, inspired by an expert, he changes his lifestyle. He sets off on a daily quest. He will find the reward is richer than he ever imagined.


Shorts Program Duration: 57 minutes


Grades: K-2


Themes: Dreamers and doers; personal persistence; trying new things; managing expectations.


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


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

PABLO: A VISIT TO THE ZOO (Short Film)


Synopsis: Pablo is on the autism spectrum. He turns his passions and challenges into fantastic adventures and his feelings into colorful characters in order to face the Real World with confidence. In this episode at the zoo, his animal friends and Pablo look for Dino's family. Maybe family is what you make it to be!


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
    Northern Ireland
  • Director
    David McGrath
  • Producer
    Grainne McGuinness