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Inocente 
Documentary
40 minutes
Director: Sean Fine & Andrea Nix Fine
Year: 2012
Country: USA
inocentedoc.com

Sat 12:00 PM


Inocente Official Trailer from Shine Global on Vimeo.

​Academy Award Winner

Inocente is a fifteen-year-old undocumented immigrant, who has been homeless for the last nine years. She refuses to let her dream of becoming an artist be limited by her status. The extraordinary sweep of color on her canvas creates a revolutionary world that looks nothing like her own dark past. Irreverent, flawed, and funny, she now channels her irrepressible personality into a future of her own making. The hope in her story proves that her circumstances do not define her, her dreams do.


Art Exhibit at Illahe Gallery and Studio
215 4th St  Ashland | illahegallery.com
 
Opens First Friday, April 5 and continues throughout the festival
 
AIFF festival-goers and the general public are invited to an artists reception with Inocente from 5:00 - 8:00pm on Friday, April 5. Inocente's work will be on display from 10am - 5pm through Sunday, April 7.


About Illahe Studios and Gallery
Illahe Studios and Gallery features a unique combination of art studio and fine arts gallery, focusing on art and design for the home. The gallery showcases ceramic works by owner, Susan Springer, as well as a changing display of regional artists, including works in clay, mosaic, glass, wood, and paper. The studio space allows for special events and classes, such as artist demonstrations, workshops, poetry readings and films.




Plays with:

Open Heart 
Documentary
39 minutes
Director: Kief Davidson
Year: 2012
Country: USA, Rwanda, Sudan
openheartfilm.com/

There is only one free state-of-the-art cardiac hospital in Africa: the Salam Center in Sudan. Eight Rwandan children embark on a life or death journey there to receive open-heart surgery. Their heart valves are damaged from rheumatic fever, the result of untreated strep throat. Open Heart reveals the touching and inspiring stories of the children, and those who treat them —Dr. Emmanuel, Rwanda’s lone public cardiologist, and Dr. Gino Strada, the Salam Center’s Head Surgeon and Founder.
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