FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

ADVENTURES AWAIT (Shorts Program)

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PUBLIC 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


Ages: 5-8


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 contains films that are only available in the Chicagoland area.

THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE (Short Film)


Synopsis: When a tiny snail meets a humpback whale, the two travel together to far-off lands. It's a dream come true for the snail, who has never left home before. But when the whale swims too close to shore, will the snail be able to save her new friend? With the voices of Diana Rigg and Sally Hawkins.


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
    27 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    England
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Max Lang, Daniel Snaddon
  • Screenwriter
    Lang
  • Producer
    Michael Rose