FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

SETTING SAIL (Shorts Program)

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


Ahoy! Come along and discover new places and friends.


Ahoy! Come along and discover new places and friends. In one short, our hero is ready to find treasure at sea with turtle as his first mate and frog as his bosun. That is, until the adventure turns into animal rescue mission. In the last short, based on the beloved book, when a tiny snail meets a humpback whale, the two travel together to far-off lands. It's a dream come true for the snail, who has never left home before. But when the whale swims too close to shore, will the snail be able to save her new friend? With voices of Dame Diana Rigg and Oscar winner Sally Hawkins.


Shorts Program Duration: 61 minutes


Theme: Adventure, teamwork, friendship, creative play.


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


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