Proceeds benefit the Facets Academy education programs and the 2016 Chicago International Children's Film Festival.
The 2016 Facets Family Boo! Bash serves as the fun-filled kickoff to the 2016 Chicago International Children's Film Festival, the first Academy Award-qualifying children's film festival in the world and the largest of its kind in North America.
Host: Fiercely independent since 1975, FACETS is a nonprofit cultural institution dedicated to creating and sustaining transformative film experiences for people of all ages through the preservation, exhibition, and distribution of independent film and the provision of film-based learning among diverse audiences.
Co-Chairs: John Bartlett, Francisco Gonzalez Pulido, Kelly Kaiser, Armeen Siddiqui-Mirza, Victoria York, Sig Zetouni
Honorary Chair: Suzette Bulley
BOO! Bash is the coolest, zaniest, spookiest family Halloween party in Chicago and serves as the official fun-filled kickoff to the 33rd annual Chicago International Children's Film Festival (10/28 - 11/6).
Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 2:30-5:30pm
Park West - 322 W Armitage Ave, Chicago IL 60614
All proceeds support the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, the first and the largest children’s film festival in North America and the only Academy Award qualifying children’s film festival in the world.
Your ticket purchase or donation will fund Festival operations and provide low-income children with free access to every film on the Festival schedule + scholarships to attend Facets Academy, rigorous film-based educational programming delivered year round in schools and out-of-school time venues to students K-12, teachers, and parents.
Illustration by Sanya Glisic