The French film Adama, directed by Simon Rouby, is the winner of the Best of Fest Award at the 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Adama also won The Liv Ullmann Peace Prize, and the Adult Jury Prize—Animated Feature Film. As twelve-year-old Adama is about to experience his boyhood rite of passage, he and his brother’s lives are changed forever. Adama lives in a remote African village, but his older teenaged brother Samba gets lured […]
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Chicago International Children's Film Festival
WHERE: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
In 1983, Facets Multi-Media founded the Chicago International Children's Film Festival, the first competitive festival of films for children in the U.S.
The 2015 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival announced their complete schedule for its 32nd year, featuring over 245 films from 44 countries to be screened from October 23 to November 1 at venues across Chicago. Along with the newly released schedule, the 2015 Festival unveiled this year’s official poster and theme: Passport to a World of Movies for Kids. Among the highly anticipated features is When Marnie Was There (pictured above), the most recent film from Studio […]