FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

WHEN THE RAIN STOPS (Shorts Program)

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


Making new friends can be hard, but keeping them is harder.


Making new friends can be hard, but keeping them is harder. In one short, Amani and her father are refugee people. Can Amani maintain her friendship with Maria despite inherited prejudices against Muslims? In another short, a Japanese boy quietly befriends a classmate when they bond over a mutual interest in anime. Can they learn what true loyalty and friendship means?


Shorts Program Duration: 73 minutes


Themes: New friends, manage expectations, coping.


Language: This program is presented in English, Portuguese, French, and Japanese with English subtitles.


Content Advisory: This program contains Mature Themes.


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

WHEN THE RAIN STOPS (Short Film)


Synopsis: A new boy at school looks to befriend a classmate and bond over anime. Can they learn what true loyalty and friendship means?


Program Type: 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
    28 minutes
  • Language
    Japanese with English subtitles
  • Country
    Japan
  • Premiere
    North American
  • Director
    Yui Yamaguchi