Magpie Pictures Press Release—GRACE BESIDE ME—Official Selection in the legendary 35th Chicago International Children’s Film Festival!

Magpie Pictures is very happy to announce that Grace Beside Me has been selected to screen at the 2018 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. A great honour indeed! 

  Kyliric Masella as ‘Fuzzy’, Photo supplied by Magpie Pictures, Production Stills by Julian Panetta.

Kyliric Masella as ‘Fuzzy’, Photo supplied by Magpie Pictures, Production Stills by Julian Panetta.

The Festival is a legendary Chicago cultural institution for globally-minded, creative families, educators, and media professionals and is the first Oscar-qualifying children’s film festival in the world. The Festival is run by Facets, a pioneering nonprofit that connects over 30,000 people annually to independent ideas through transformative film experiences. 

The 2018 festival will be held between 1st - 9th November 2018 in theatres and arts venues around Chicago. The Festival attracts over 20,000 families, teachers, and industry professionals each year. 

  L—R, Tjiirdm McGuire as ‘Yar’, Kyliric Masella as ‘Fuzzy’, & Mairehau Grace as ‘Tui’. Photo supplied by Magpie Pictures. Production Stills by Julian Panetta.

L—R, Tjiirdm McGuire as ‘Yar’, Kyliric Masella as ‘Fuzzy’, & Mairehau Grace as ‘Tui’. Photo supplied by Magpie Pictures. Production Stills by Julian Panetta.

Producer Lois Randall says, “The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival is the oldest and largest film festival for kids in North America. During the 34th season in 2017, Chicago presented 254 films from over 44 countries over the course of ten days. It’s a testimony to our creative team that Grace Beside Me was selected from over 1000 entries.”

2018 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival 

https://festival.facets.org/

“Grace Beside Me” (Australia) will be screening at CICFF the following dates and times:

 Monday Nov. 5th, 11:45AM (Logan) / "Standing Together"

 Thursday Nov. 8th, 11:45AM (Music Box 1) / "Standing Together"

For more information, please contact: Producer - Lois Randall
M: 0427 875 299 

lois@loisrandall.com.au 

Magpie Pictures Pty Ltd | Box 410 Lennox Head NSW 2478 | 0427 875 299 | lois@loisrandall.com.au