Rachel Grady

TFI Documentary Fund | 2013

A private investigator turned filmmaker, Rachel Grady has
produced and directed a wide variety of documentaries for HBO, PBS, The Discovery Channel,
MTV and A&E. She and her creative partner Heidi Ewing co-directed The Boys of Baraka, the
critically acclaimed documentary feature won a 2006 NAACP Image Award and was nominated
for an Emmy. Her feature documentary, Jesus Camp, also co-directed with Ewing, chronicles the
Evangelical movement through the eyes of children. The film was nominated for an Academy
Award. In 2007 Grady and Ewing also collaborated with several high profile nonfiction
filmmakers for the omnibus documentary film Freakonomics: The Movie, based on the best-selling
book. Grady’s last documentary, 12th & Delaware, co-directed with Ewing and winner of a
Peabody Award, is a searing portrait of a street corner in Fort Pierce, Florida, where a pro-life
crisis pregnancy center and an abortion clinic are locked in battle. She is the co-director of the recent "DETROPIA."

I Carry You With Me

TFI Documentary Fund | 2013