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CineYouth Festival: Neighboring Worlds (International)
With a mixture of live action and animated films from Africa, Asia, and Europe, this program presents a global journey through personal, political, and spiritual landscapes. (59 minutes)
Note: Films contain themes and language that may not be suitable for all ages.
Palacio de San Rodrigo
Len Frago and Mika Quizon | Philippines | Age 19
In this satire of Duterte’s “war on drugs,” a disenfranchised family encounters sickness and accusations of thievery while the upper class inhabiting the luxurious Palacio de San Rodrigo prosper.
Bruno Raciti | Italy | Age 20
A young man’s journey toward deliverance and consecration, Sagrado is an impressionistic look at his physical relationship to his hometown landscape and sacred places.
Cai Yuanqing | China/France | Age 22
Haunted by memories of her former life, a young, mentally ill runaway returns to her childhood home. She discovers that while her family has moved away, the pain remains.
Lydia Harland | United Kingdom | Age 9
A young lad takes to the streets with his acoustic guitar, but his punk sensibility seems to be a nuisance to passersby. Perhaps someone with a unique perspective could see his charm!
Jean De Dieu Ngirabaganwa | Rwanda | Age 18
The inspiring story of a young girl who, following the unexpected passing of her mother, finds a sense of peace in a women’s cricket team. Directed by youth in Rwanda under the guidance of Films Without Borders.
Sine Juhl | Denmark | Age 22
Bodies start changing, limbs grow rapidly, and hairs turn up in the most unexpected places. This stop-motion animated short tells a humorous and honest story of puberty.
Look Into My Eyes
Students from Rey Pastor High School | Spain | Ages 16-17
Glued to her phone and isolated from her parents, Candela finds comfort wandering the city with a friend who shows her how to reconnect with those she loves.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Music Box Theatre
3733 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
All CineYouth screenings free and open to the public. RSVP for advanced tickets.