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Chicago International Children's Film Festival

Offering screenings suitable for preschoolers to grade-school kids, the festival wraps up November 1.

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The 26th Chicago International Children's Film Festival continues Saturday and Sunday, October 31 and November 1, at Facets Cinematheque (1517 W. Fullerton) and the Wilmette (1122 Central, Wilmette). Programs range from collections of short films suitable for preschoolers (including The Mouse That Soared) to features for grade-school kids. In addition to the screenings, the festival offers workshops on acting, animation, and sound design; advance registration is required at cicff.org (where you'll also find a complete schedule) or 773-281-9075, ext. 3011. Tickets for all programs are $9, $6 for children, and can be purchased online at ticketweb.com or by phone at 866-468-3401.

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