Skip to content

   

Bios

Find out more about The Boys of Baraka filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, their other work and upcoming projects.

Heidi Ewing
Co-Producer/Director

Boys of Baraka - Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady

Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady

As the co-owner of New York-based Loki Films, Heidi Ewing has taken on a wide variety of subjects, from Scientology (for A&E) to the criminal justice system in the Bronx (Discovery Channel). Previously, she delved into the dramatic world of Cuban politics with Dissident, a film about the struggle of Havana-based Nobel Peace Prize nominee Oswaldo Paya that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival to critical and industry praise. She is currently co-directing Jesus Camp (in collaboration with A&E IndieFilms), her second documentary feature. The film focuses on a summer camp for evangelical children who are training to become the next generation of Christian prophets.

Rachel Grady
Co-Producer/Director

A private investigator turned filmmaker, Rachel Grady has produced and directed numerous nonfiction films for the Discovery Channel, A&E and Britain's Channel 4. She has directed several films that focus on a mental illness including Mad Justice, a vérité documentary that looks at the troubling fate of mentally ill parolees, and Ward 2 West, shot on location at the Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Hospital on New York's Ward's Island. She also was the series producer for TX, an eight-part series for VH1 filmed entirely in a drug rehabilitation facility. She is currently co-directing her second documentary feature, Jesus Camp. Grady is the co-founder of Loki Films.





Talk About This

Share This

Upcoming Films