In addition to his responsibilities as owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, which include his ongoing search for a new head coach, you may remember Jeffrey Lurie moonlights as a film producer.
In 2010, the Lurie produced Inside Job — concerned with the events surrounding 2008 financial crisis — took home the Academy Award for Best Documentary feature.
Well, Jeffrey and Christina Weiss Lurie have once again received an Oscar nom for their work, this time on the documentary short, Inocente, about a 15-year-old, homeless, undocumented immigrant and her fight to realize her dream as an artist.
From the doc's official website:
Neither sentimental nor sensational, INOCENTE will immerse you in the very real, day-to-day existence of a young girl who is battling a war that we never see. This film will usher you into the secret life she returns to at the end of every day, where she navigates the instability, despair, and neglect of a situation she must endure through no fault of her own. The challenges are staggering, but the hope in Inocente’s story proves that her circumstances not define her—her dreams do.
Check out the trailer below: