FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

BEST INTENTIONS (Shorts Program)

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


What do you do when your plans go awry? Follow an owl, a squirrel, and a bird on their adventures and see how they solve any issue that arises.


The goofballs in this collection of animated shorts want to pursue a plan - but can they catch a break? In one short, an owl schoolmaster tries to present the year-end kindergarten show. Unfortunately, the evening does not go as planned, because one unforeseen event after another occurs even before the curtain rises. In another short, Squirrel is just nuts about his new bike – even though he’s not only never ridden it, he has hesitations. Can Bird help his pal break out of his shell for once?


Shorts Program Duration: 60 minutes


Themes: Flexibility when best-laid plans go wrong; adventure, persistence; teamwork, silly fun with friends.


Language: This program is presented in English and Nonverbal.


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

LONDON HOLIDAY (Short Film)


Synopsis: The Rescue Team is back, this time Her Majesty herself has put in the call. The hapless heroes rush to London, where the beloved bunglers need to fix the famous clock, Big Ben. While the guys grapple with the mighty mechanisms of the historic landmark, we get a tour of the Thames, Buckingham Palace, and of course, meet the famous corgis.


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
    12 minutes
  • Language
    Nonverbal
  • Country
    Latvia
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Director
    Jānis Cimmermanis