FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

CORE STRENGTH (Shorts Program)

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Daily pressures can be hard to bear, and we all need supports we can rely on.


Daily pressures can be hard to bear - do the characters in these shorts have supports they can rely on? In one short, a guidance counselor and student land in the middle of a situation that gets totally blown up when a kind gesture goes awry. In the last film, a chess prodigy is forced to represent her entire community and confront her undocumented status.


Shorts Program Duration: 70 minutes


Themes: Daily pressures and finding external supports, inner strength; costs of personal success; career aspirations; behavioral health strategies.


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


Content Advisory: This program contains profanity.


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

WOVEN THREADS: OLIVE (Short Film)


Synopsis: Olive relates her journey from isolation to better mental health and self-care.


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
    2020
  • Runtime
    6 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    Australia
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Director
    Michi Marosszeky
  • Producer
    Paul Sullivan