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May 28
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34th Chicago International Children's Film Festival

French cinema for kids and young adults have the ability to tell wonderful stories that make one dream, smile, and, at times, cry. It is undoubtedly a cinema rich with emotion, action and passion. This year's Chicago International Children's Film Festival features an eclectic collection of French and French language animated and live-action features for a variety of ages.

French and Francophone Films 

Tots: Ages 1-6

A Festive Wind Shorts Program 

Adventures Await Shorts Program 

Bearing Down Shorts Program 

Come Join Us Shorts Program 

Dream Team Shorts Program 

I Got This Shorts Program

Just Me, Myself, and I Shorts Program 

Learn to Fly Shorts Program

New Places, New Things Shorts Program

STEM: The World Around Us Shorts Program

Thinking Caps Shorts Program

Whole New Day Shorts Program 

Big Kids: Ages 6-10

Action Plan Shorts Program

Dream Big Shorts Program

Family Fun Shorts Program

Follow the Leaders Shorts Program

Like Pages in a Book Shorts Program 

Odd is an Egg Shorts Program 

Out and About Shorts Program

Tweens: Ages 10-13

Beyond the Pages Shorts Program

Come Together Shorts Program

Fractured Fairytales Shorts Program

Halloween Stories Shorts Program 

Here's the Plan Shorts Program

Long Ago Tales Shorts Program

No Bullies, Please! Get Up, Stand Up Shorts Program

Poles Apart Shorts Program

Spindrift Shorts Program

Tune Up Shorts Program

The Wind in the Reeds directed by Nicolas Liguori, 27 min., French with English subtitles

Teens: Ages 13-17

Crossroads Shorts Program

Edgy Animation Shorts Program

Goodbye to All That Shorts Program

It’s the End of the World as We Know It Shorts Program

Swagger directed by Olivier Babinet, 83 min., French with English subtitles

The Girl Without Hands directed by Sébastian Laudenbach, 76 min., French with English subtitles

Wallay directed by Berni Goldblat, 83 min., French, Dioula with English subtitles