FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

GIRLS GOT THIS (School Shorts Program)

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


Women have persisted through many obstacles in history. In this collection, we aim to tell the stories of those women who stood out. Although they were hushed, these extraordinary women lived their life for themselves.


The girls and women in this collection of animated shorts have the smarts and curiosity to make things happen. In one short, we see that in American history, there have been women who speak out for what is right, even when they have to fight to be heard. Come celebrate these women who helped shape our country through their tenacity and persistence. In another short, explore the story of four female African American mathematicians at NASA. How did these extraordinary, ground-breaking women overcome gender and racial barriers to succeed in a highly challenging environment? Narrated by Octavia Spencer.


Shorts Program Duration: 57 minutes


Themes: Manage expectations, problem solving, figure it out; creative play; girls in leadership roles.


Language: This program is presented in English and Nonverbal.


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

HIDDEN FIGURES: THE TRUE STORY OF FOUR BLACK WOMEN AND THE SPACE RACE (Short Film)


Synopsis: Based on the book and narrated by Octavia Spencer, we explore the story of four female African American mathematicians at NASA. How did these extraordinary, ground-breaking women overcome gender and racial barriers to succeed in a highly challenging environment?


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
    16 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    USA
  • Director
    Melissa R. Ellard