Director Jeffrey Brown is an Academy, Emmy and Peabody Award winner. His feature film directing debut SOLD is the winner of five audience awards and two jury awards film, SOLD is an adaptation of the best selling novel SOLD by Patricia McCormick.
Executive produced by Emma Thompson, SOLD tells the story of a brave, thirteen-year-old girl from Nepal who dreams of buying a tin roof for her family home, only to be tricked and trafficked to a prison brothel in India where she is coerced into bonded sexual slavery. Despite brutal conditions, her will is never broken. She builds friendships with others creating a new family while secretly planning escape. SOLD is grounded in hope and the resilience of the human spirit.
Two screening are scheduled at Auditorio Miguel Malo in Bellas Artes. The first at 4:00 p.m. and the second at 7:00 p.m. A Q&A session will follow each of the two scheduled film screenings. Please note that tickets will not be available at the door. You must purchase them ahead of time online or at the Tienda in the Biblioteca. Online tickets $11US, Biblioteca Tienda tickets $200 pesos.
Join Jeffrey Brown for a special brunch to benefit victims of human trafficking, Sunday August 13, 11:00 a.m., at Galeria Atotonilco. The Galeria is donating 10% of all sales at the event. For information about the gallery, including directions visit folkartsanmiguel.com.
Tickets are available online and at the Tienda in the Biblioteca. Online tickets $25US, Biblioteca Tienda tickets $500 pesos.