FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

THE KINDERGARTEN SHOW (School Shorts Program)

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

Magic and mystic are two words that can be used to describe such beautiful friendships in these short films. Follow along as they discover their passions, pals, and powers.

The pals in these films get along like peas and carrots! In one short, a girl learns a secret from a new friend and she's inspired to pursue her passion - magic tricks! In another short, when an old witch takes on a new job as nanny under false pretenses and what ensues is a hilarious series of misadventures. Can she get her magic right with the baby? In a fantastic stop-motion animation short, a sweet pod of peas has a series of adventures through the change of seasons.

Shorts Program Duration: 59 minutes

Themes: Friends you can rely on, new friends and adventures, coming together as a team to do joint effort. Language: This program is presented in English, German, and Latvian with English subtitles.

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

BIRD & SQUIRREL (Short Film)

Synopsis: Squirrel is just nuts about his new bike – even though he’s not only never ridden it, he has hesitations. Can Bird help his pal break out of his shell, for once?

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.

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    9 minutes
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  • Director
    James Burks
  • Producer
    Sophia Monico