Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady

Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady Directors

Heidi Ewing is the co-owner of New York’s Loki Films, which she operates with Rachel Grady. The duo was nominated for the Academy Award in 2007 for Jesus Camp, which has been broadcast in over 40 countries. DETROPIA looks at Ewing’s hometown of Detroit and what its epic crisis means to the nation. It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and won the Editing Award for Documentary. Additional credits include Dissident, about the dramatic world of Cuban politics, and 12th & Delaware (HBO), which won a Peabody Award in 2011. The film investigates a crisis pregnancy center and an abortion clinic, locked in battle. Currently, Ewing is shooting The Arrivals, a narrative-documentary hybrid about two undocumented business owners in New York, searching for a way to stay in the country She also co-directed The Boys of Baraka, which was nominated for an Emmy and won an NAACP Image Award.