An Evening with Inocente: Film Screening and Q&A
Friday, September 27, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
UPDATE, FRIDAY, SEPT. 27: SOLD OUT. No more tickets available. No tickets at the door. Thank you for this incredible response. Our focus today is on making the event a success for our guests, and we apologize that we cannot accommodate individual inquiries about tickets now. Thank you for understanding.
If you'd like to meet Inocente, please go to Family Day at the Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Saturday, Sept. 28, which is free and open to the public. The event is 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Inocente will lead an arts event for kids ages 5 and up from 10 a.m. - noon.
She captured hearts around the world with the release of the documentary about her. Now you can meet the vibrant teenage Latina artist, Inocente, and see the beautiful film inspired by her story of overcoming poverty and homelessness and her whimsical, colorful art.
INOCENTE won the Academy Award earlier this year for Best Documentary Short. Since then, Inocente's career as an artist has taken off. You can see her art online at www.InocenteArt.com.
The evening starts at 6 p.m. with art activities in the lobby for teens and young people age 12-25, led by Inocente and youth from Sanctuary Art Center. The film starts at 6:45 p.m. Following the film:
- Q&A with Inocente and three adults who mentor young artists: Matt D'Arrigo from A Reason To Survive (ARTS) in San Diego; Troy Carter from Sanctuary Art Center in Seattle's University District; and moderator Sandra Jackson Dumont of Seattle Art Museum
- Private Reception for film ticketholders, 8:30-10 p.m. at cmd+p in Pioneer Square, 201 Yesler Way, Suite 200, Seattle. Meet Inocente and see and buy art by both Inocente and by the youth who participate in Sanctuary Art Center's programs.
Please Note: Due to the film's realistic portrayal of the factors that led to homelessness for Inocente and her family, we request that children who attend are age 12 and older.
Your ticket includes: SOLD OUT - No More Tickets Available
1. General Admission (Adult) -- Admission to the film/Q&A and the reception at cmd+p.
2. General Admission (Child, Age 12 and up) -- Admission to the film/Q&A and reception, plus the special art activity with Inocente before the film (6-6:30 p.m.) and light snack. Children must be accompanied by parent or guardian to participate in the art activity. Limited to the first 40 who buy tickets.
3. Sanctuary Screenprinting Package (Adult) -- Admission to film/Q&A and reception at cmd+p, plus a youth-designed T-shirt from Sanctuary Screenprinting, a program of Sanctuary Art Center. Through this program, SAC employs homeless youth and young adults in 10-week internships where they learn the trade of screenprinting, plus employment and job skills. You may pick up your shirt at SAM or at the reception. Sizes, colors and designs vary.
All ticket sales benefit Sanctuary Art Center's art programs for homeless youth.
You may also make an additional donation to Sanctuary Art Center by choosing the Donation ticket type.
A small service fee will be assessed by Eventbrite for each ticket. No refunds will be permitted after noon Wednesday, Sept. 25.
This event is presented by:
When & Where
Seattle University in partnership with Seattle Art Museum and Sanctuary Art Center
Seattle University's Project on Family Homelessness is a communication and advocacy program designed to engage the public in ending family homelessness.