Documentary producer-distributor Autentic has acquired the international sales rights to Academy Award-winning short documentary Inocente.

Inocente follows a homeless Mexican teenager living as an immigrant in the US and her quest to escape life on the streets through her colourful artwork.

Munich-based Autentic will begin selling the doc at MipTV in Cannes next month.

Inocente was directed by Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine and produced by Shine Global, Salty Features, Fine Films and Unison in cooperation with Epic Screen, Pass Pictures and Gold Globe Productions.