Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. [W Suburbs]
Thatcher Woods Pavilion, River Forest
Includes three short films. The Song for Rain Yawen Zheng/2012/8 min. This heart-warming, dialogue-free, animated film teaches how friends and small gifts from nature can brighten the day. Sweet Cocoon Matéo Bernard/2017/6 min. This delightful Oscar-nominated animation follows two insects who help a struggling caterpillar in her metamorphosis. Piper Alan Barillaro/2017/6 min. Academy-award winning animated short Piper tells the exciting tale of a hungry sandpiper who ventures from her nest for the first time to dig for food. Featuring an endearing mother/child relationship and an important message about independence, Piper urges viewers to overcome their greatest fears.