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Smart Films. Smart Kids.

Join us for our 31st anniversary and give your classroom a boost with a diverse selection of curriculum-supported films from every corner of the globe that will encourage your students to explore world cultures, language studies, creative arts, social studies, history, literature and more.

Each year, the Chicago International Children's Film Festival welcomes over 23,000 Chicago area children, adults, and educators with over 100 filmmakers, media professionals & celebrities leading pre and post screening discussions, and interactive workshops, helping make media an enriching and participatory experience for Chicago area kids.

Contact Field Trip Coordinator Jenny Grist at to make your reservation