Academy Award® WINNER Best Documentary Short Subject

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WINNER Academy Award® for Best Documentary Short Subject

WINNER Best Documentary Short – San Antonio Film Festival

WINNER Special Jury Prize – Arizona International Film Festival

WINNER Spirit Award – Awareness Fest

WINNER UNICEF Special Award – EBS International Documentary Festival

WINNER Festival Award Winner – Heartland Film Festival

WINNER Short Film – Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival

WINNER Audience Award Best Documentary – Women + Film VOICES Festival

“Dreaming of a Life as Vivid as Her Art” – Robin Pogrebin, New York Times

“Insanely inspiring” – Kate Kennedy, Glamour

“The inspirational tale of a teenager whose father was deported for domestic abuse, and after moving from one homeless shelter to the next, finds “revolution,” as she says, in color” - Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter

“(Inocente) isn’t just a number – she’s a vibrant young artist who’s putting a face on the issues of immigration and homelessness” – Sierra Tishgart, Teen Vogue

“ This documentary… is (like its subject) bright, beautiful and deeply moving.” – Mike Hughes on TV

“An engaging documentary about homelessness and hope…it’s hard not to become caught up in her world” - Jessica Schomberg (Minnesota State University, Mankato), Educational Media Reviews

“MTV Documentary ‘Inocente’ Features Undocumented Artist” - Rebekah Sager, Fox News Latino

” ‘Inocente’ A Brave, Daring Documentary” – Ology

“An inspirational story!” -  The War Room with Jennifer Granholm (interview of Inocente)

“Inocente is redefining the face of homelessness in America.” – Carolina del Busto, Univision News

Latina Magazine interview of Inocente

“A heartbreaking film that tells the story of a resilient 15 year-old Latina” - Lee Hernandez, The Huffington Post

“Proof that great things come in small packages”  – Dork Shelf

“Go see this film” – The More the Merrier

“Inspiring and uplifting” – Canadian Newcomer

“A beautiful tale of struggle and creative energy” – Ryan Macneil, The Matinee

“A collaborative celebration of youthful imagination” – Julian Carrington, Torontoist

“Filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine do the incredible in Inocente” – Adam A. Donaldson, Press Plus 1

“Both heartbreaking and uplifting, Inocente isn’t the story of a girl who is trying to make something of herself in spite of her tough circumstances. It’s the story of a girl who is already a thoroughly impressive human being and artist, whether she realizes it or not.” – Chris Dart, Torontoist

“Inocente is inspiring, beautifully shot and sure to impress” – Bombippy

 

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