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.

THE CHERRY ON TOP (Short Film)


Synopsis: Once upon a time, a 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 and the reward is richer than he ever imagined.


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
    18 minutes
  • Language
    French with English subtitles
  • Country
    France, Belgium
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Frits Standaert