FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

ACTION PLAN (Shorts Program)

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PUBLIC 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

Ages: 5-8

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.


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
  • Runtime
    11 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    Northern Ireland
  • Director
    David McGrath
  • Producer
    Grainne McGuinness