FACETS 37th Annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival

ROAD MAPS (Shorts Program)

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When getting ready for the next important stage in life, it helps to have a road map from older, trusted friends and family.


When getting ready for the next important stage in life, it helps to have a road map from older, trusted friends and family. In one shot, a fox finds himself improvising fatherhood for a freshly-hatched baby bird. In another short, it's time for First Communion, where the focus for this Catholic girl is the party, the presents, and the bouncy castle. In the last short, Deenpal wants to be a great soccer goalie. Along with daily physical training, he has to get prepared mentally, too.


Shorts Program Duration: 76 minutes


Themes: Cycle of life; manage expectations; developing support systems to guide you through life changes.


Language: This program is presented in Dutch, Nonverbal and Danish with English subtitles.


Content Advisory: This program contains Mature Themes.


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

EN ROUTE (Short Film)


Synopsis: While looking to go on their family shopping ritual, Inay makes a mistake, with consequences.


Program Type: This film is available for public audiences only. Click the “Select a Showing” button for program details.


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  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    10 minutes
  • Language
    Dutch with English subtitles
  • Country
    Netherlands
  • Premiere
    Chicago
  • Director
    Marit Weerheijm
  • Producer
    Room for Film