FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

ADVENTURES AWAIT (School Shorts Program)

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

Join a curious lynx, a peacock prince, and a tiny snail and an enormous whale on their journeys narrated by Diana Rigg.

Adventures await! In one short, a curious lynx leaves its forest, attracted by the lights of the nearby town. It has great fun there - until it falls asleep in the middle of a parking lot. In the early morning, locals are astonished to find this strange animal covered in snow. In another short, a bored peacock prince sets off on an adventurous quest and finds the reward is richer than he ever imagined. In the last short, a tiny snail and enormous whale set off for new shores. Narrated by Diana Rigg.

Shorts Program Duration: 59 minutes

Grades: K-2

Themes: Adventure; individual initiative, taking the lead; problem solving.

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

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


Synopsis: Ready to set sail with a turtle as his first mate and a frog as his bosun, our hero is ready to find treasure at sea. But when the adventure turns into an animal rescue mission, does the team have what it takes?

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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  • Director
    Patrick Raats
  • Producer
    Arnoud Rijken