FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

WOVEN THREADS (Shorts Program)

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For better or for worse, family history can be inescapable.


For better or for worse, family history can be inescapable. Sometimes, we have to face both good and bad to move forward and find our family supports. In one short, Olive relates her journey to better self-care, with the help of her family. In another short, two refugee brothers must sustain each other. In another short, Mariam voices her avoided emotions regarding her mother and the uneasiness she felt about her mixed background.


Shorts Program Duration: 79 minutes


Themes: Family history, family is who you make it, external supports during times of transition.


Language: This program is presented in English, Russian, Persian, Arabic and Spanish with English subtitles.


Content Advisory: This program contains Mature Themes.


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

GRAB MY HAND: A LETTER TO MY DAD (Short Film)


Synopsis: A personal story of grief, those we look up to, and how the interactions we may deem insignificant may play a huge part in how we live our lives.


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


Content Advisory: This film contains Mature Themes.


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

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    6 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    USA
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Camrus Johnson, Pedro Piccinini
  • Producer
    Camrus Johnson