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Kids Make Movies!

Check out films made by kids in Facets' Children's Programs!

DREAM SCREEN: ANIMATED SCIENCE

 

PrescottLearn more about the H1N1 Flu in this entertaining and informative animated film produced by students from Prescott Elementary School in Chicago, by the Chicago International Children's Film Festival and Facets Multi-Media, Inc. with special thanks to Science Chicago and the Hot Topic Foundation.Science ChicagoHot Topic

THE H1N1 FLU AND YOU (7 minutes), made by kids ages 9-14

 

DREAM SCREEN: ANIMATED SCIENCE

DarwinLearn more about the biological effects the chemicals in cigarettes have on your body in this short, animated film produced with students from Darwin Elementary School in Chicago, by the Chicago International Science ChicagoHot TopicChildren's Film Festival and Facets Multi-Media, Inc. with special thanks to Science Chicago and the Hot Topic Foundation.

SMOKING HAS CONSEQUENCES (6 minutes), made by kids ages 9-14

 

DREAM SCREEN: POETRY IN MOTION

SOME ONE, based on a poem by Walter de la Mare, and WHO AM I?, based on a poem by Carl Sandburg, were made as part of the Dream Screen Animation Program at the 2007 Chicago International Children's Film Festival. Dream Screen is sponsored in part by the Poetry Foundation, the Hot Topic Foundation & the Montgomery Foundation.  Poetry Foundation Logo

Teachers! Download your FREE DREAM SCREEN POETRY FILM FEST CURRICULUM!

SOME ONE (3 minutes), made by kids ages 11-14 at the 2007 CICFF!

 

CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the poem SOME ONE, by Walter de la Mare.

WHO AM I? (2 minutes), made by kids ages 11-14 from James Otis School in Chicago!*

CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the poem WHO AM I?, by Carl Sandburg.

* Correction to the credits: Please know that the narration for the film WHO AM I? was done by Cara Myers of James Otis School.