FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

GIRLS RULE (Shorts Programs)

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Who runs the world? Girls!


The girls in this collection of shorts are much-needed leaders. In one short, activist Jovanna takes climate change into consideration in every daily act. She and her family live in an "earthship,” where they generate all the energy they use. How can she use her voice for climate change? In the last short, adynamic activist shares her family and Native American community's journey to retain and celebrate the rituals and values of their culture. As she makes her passage from girlhood into adulthood, is she a born leader?


Shorts Program Duration: 73 minutes


Themes: Strong girls, leadership.


Language: This program is presented in English, German, and Dutch with English subtitles.


Content Advisory: This program contains coarse language.


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

AGAINST THE CURRENT (Short Film)


Synopsis: Being Native American is to be challenged, to be strong, and resilient. It is not to be silenced, but to be heard, to be powerful, for those who have lost their ability to speak. Join this dynamic teen activist as she shares her family and community's journey to retain the sacred rituals and values of their culture.


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
    2020
  • Runtime
    27 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    USA
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Daunnette Moniz-Reyome
  • Producer
    Evan Mascagni