FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

STEM: SPACES & PLACES (School Shorts Program)

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


This collection of films covers a lot of ground and time, exploring new places and breaking boundaries.


The characters in this series of shorts look to explore new places. In one short, we explore the story of four female African American mathematicians at NASA. How did these extraordinary, ground-breaking women succeed in a highly challenging environment? Based on the book and narrated by Octavia Spencer. In another short, a city boy has an unexpectedly magical encounter with planet Earth at a museum, and takes this experience outdoors for a brand-new perspective. Based on Oliver Jeffers' book and narrated by Meryl Streep


Shorts Program Duration: 65 minutes


Themes: earth and space science, physical science; global warming and human impact.


Language: This program is presented in English and Nonverbal.


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

HERE WE ARE: NOTES FOR LIVING ON PLANET EARTH (Short Film)


Synopsis: Based on Oliver Jeffers best-selling picture book, narrated by Meryl Streep. Set around Earth Day, a city boy has an unexpectedly magical encounter with planet Earth at a museum. He takes this experience outdoors for a brand-new perspective, in his own backyard.


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
    36 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    England
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Philip Hunt
  • Producer
    Sue Goffe