Check out this year’s screenings for the 29th Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. With over 250 films from 50 countries, there’s something for everyone–young or adult–from funny movies to scary tales, small life lessons to global issues, and real-world drama to surreal animated wonders. The best in films for children, youth and families from around the world, right here in Chicago!
Monday, Oct 29
Español Para Todos: Coming Together
Tintico is really bugged by the new gang that just wants to play in his musical band. Can he accept their differences to really jam? Together, Elisha and her family make sweet work from their family business in Belize. It’s 1976 in Colombia, and Danny is a budding scientist, always tinkering around in his room, experimenting, and thinking of new ways to do things. Can he and his friends discover the art of photography and the power of friendship at the same time? Join the characters in these short films as they discover ways to stay connected to those closest to them in their own unique ways.
QuiQue’s Güiro Puerto Rico 7 min
Tintico’s Afternoons Mexico 9 min
Papa’s Tango Netherlands 15 min
Elisha and the Cacao Trees Belize/Canada 18 min
The Invention Colombia 22 min