FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

FIRST IMPRESSIONS (School Shorts Program)

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SCHOOL PROGRAM – Groups of 12+ tickets CLICK HERE for Group Reservation Form

A collection of animated shorts follows Gilly, Pablo and two bear friends on their extraordinary adventures.

The adventurers in this collection of animated shorts are ready for new sights and new friends! In one short, from Sesame Workshop, we meet Gilly and her magical friends, who make a snowperson come to life. In another short, two bear buddies are set on finding a new, tasty treat in the forest, but need to ask for help from the boars. In the last short, Pablo turns his feelings into colorful characters and his passions and challenges into fantastic adventures.

Shorts Program Duration: 59 minutes

Themes: New sights and sounds, different surroundings, new friends, first impressions.

Language: This program is presented in English, Nonverbal, Spanish, and Mandarin with English subtitles

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


Synopsis: Mimi and her mother have read The Three Little Pigs 32 times. So much so, she feels one of the pigs is her friend!

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

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

  • Year
  • Runtime
    7 minutes
  • Language
    Mandarin with English subtitles
  • Country
  • Premiere
  • Director
    Yih-Fen Chou
  • Producer
    Y. C. Chang