FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN LEGACIES (Shorts Program)

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PUBLIC PROGRAM - Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form


The young people in this collection carry on legacies of leadership.


The young people in this collection carry on legacies of leadership. In one achingly beautiful short, we recognize those we look up to, and how the smallest interactions can play a huge part in our lives. The final film follows a hockey-loving hero as he uncovers the buried history of how Black athletes helped pioneer modern hockey and that his passion is tied to a remarkable heritage.


Shorts Program Duration: 60 minutes


Ages: 15+


Themes: African American legacies, current events, history, personal stories.


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


Content Advisory: This program contains Coarse Language and Mature Themes.


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

I NEVER PICKED COTTON (Short Film)


Synopsis: In this animated documentary, a young woman recalls her experiences with racism and the impact it has had on her.


Program Type: School Program and Public Program – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form 


Content Advisory: This film contains Mature Themes.


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

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    4 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    USA
  • Director
    Yolanda Morgan