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Boulder International Film Festival

Art from Ashes has been selected as the first Nonprofit Partner in the Call 2 Action program of the Boulder International Film Festival 2015!

C2A circle logo_shadowA collaboration of Boulder International Film Festival, Philanthropiece Foundation, the Twisted Foundation, and committed local leaders, Call 2 Action offers concrete ways for filmgoers to take the energy and passion inspired by film and move from concern to action.

Because of AfA’s connection with the Jimmy Santiago Baca film “A Place to Stand,” Art from Ashes has been provided a platform “to raise awareness for the incredible service that [you] provide for our community by introducing the power of poetry and art to transform lives.”

Art from Ashes Executive Director Catherine O’Neill Thorn will introduce the film at 10am on Sunday, followed by the screening. Tickets are $8 and $10: buy them here!

Post-screening, there will be a TalkBack (panel discussion) in the “TalkBack Cafe” just across the street from the Boulder Theater on the Pearl Street Mall. The TalkBack is open to anyone who wishes to find out more about the film and our work with youth, and will feature Jimmy Santiago Baca, Art from Ashes Executive Director Catherine O’Neill Thorn, and Art from Ashes youth poet Prinjastin Sykes.

Download the program here. (we’re on pages 15 and 35 :D)

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A Place to Stand