Loki Films

Loki Films LOKI FILMS is a New York-based documentary film production company founded in 2001 by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady. In 2007 Ewing and Grady were nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature for "Jesus Camp," a candid look at Pentecostal children in America.

The film received a wide theatrical release by Magnolia Pictures and was broadcast in over 40 countries worldwide, including the A&E Network. In January 2010 Ewing and Grady premiered "12th & Delaware" in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie, a collaboration with HBO, takes a quietly intense look at the raging abortion battle in America. The film won the prestigious Peabody Award i

The film received a wide theatrical release by Magnolia Pictures and was broadcast in over 40 countries worldwide, including the A&E Network. In January 2010 Ewing and Grady premiered "12th & Delaware" in competition at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie, a collaboration with HBO, takes a quietly intense look at the raging abortion battle in America. The film won the prestigious Peabody Award i

07/22/2021

We are hard at work on a new project so stay tuned !

Don't miss I Carry You With Me / Te Llevo Conmigo  - only on the big screen now! Sony Pictures
07/01/2021

Don't miss I Carry You With Me / Te Llevo Conmigo - only on the big screen now! Sony Pictures

Don't miss I Carry You With Me / Te Llevo Conmigo - only on the big screen now! Sony Pictures

09/14/2020

We ain't sure you are ready for this but EPISODE 3 of LOVE FRAUD drops tonight!

09/09/2020

Loving the plug on Jimmy Fallon last night...even though Love Fraud was given a new title by Black Thought from The Roots! #closeenough

09/03/2020

SUNDAY AT 9PM LOVE FRAUD CONTINUES ONLY ON Showtime Networks

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08/28/2020

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“uplifting” “vital” “entertaining” #lovefraud  August 30th on Showtime.
08/23/2020

“uplifting” “vital” “entertaining” #lovefraud
August 30th on Showtime.

WATCH CALL YOUR MOTHER ON COMEDY CENTRAL THIS SUNDAY, MOTHER'S DAY!Fans of Bridget Everett know and love her for her rib...
05/08/2020

WATCH CALL YOUR MOTHER ON COMEDY CENTRAL THIS SUNDAY, MOTHER'S DAY!

Fans of Bridget Everett know and love her for her ribald panache, but they probably don’t know how much of Everett’s sense of humor comes from her equally b***y mother, Freddie Everett. That’s one of the revelations — and perhaps the point — of the documentary “Call Your Mother,” which celebrates how comedians have been influenced by the women who raised them.

The directing team of Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady interviewed dozens of comics, sometimes with their mothers sitting next to them to offer praise or a second opinion. They also capture behind-the-scenes moments like when David Spade’s mother, Judy Todd, attends the taping of an episode of her son’s late-night talk show, “Lights Out With David Spade,” during which he confesses that he omits certain jokes when his mother is in the audience.

As Awkwafina, Jim Gaffigan, Jo Koy, Jen Kirkman, the Lucas Brothers and Yvonne Orji attest in the film, not every mother was pleased with her child’s decision to pursue comedy. Roy Wood Jr., a correspondent for “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” reveals he kept his early ambitions a secret from his mother, Joyce Dugan Wood, because he knew she wouldn’t have approved. After he graduated from college, his mother recalls: “He took the degree. He threw it on the bed. He says, ‘You can have this. I don’t need this degree in my profession.’ So I accepted it graciously. I framed it. I put it on the wall. And from this point on, I guess he must’ve been right.”
SEAN L. McCARTHY

03/24/2020
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02/13/2020

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We are thrilled to share that today, Ari Hershkowitz from One of Us is attending his first day of college!!
08/27/2018

We are thrilled to share that today, Ari Hershkowitz from One of Us is attending his first day of college!!

Today is the day I’ve been working towards for a while. Today is my first day as a college student 🎓 First class starts in 3 hours!

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous. I most definitely am. I’m questioning whether I’ll make it through without losing my $#!T, and who will stick with me till the end of this journey. I’m not yet sure how I’ll support myself. I’m seriously doubting whether I will even understand college level math, when I’m still struggling with basic algebra.

But, none of this matters, because I will try my very best regardless. I LOVE to learn. I consume knowledge like it’s candy. So I trust that I’ll find a new definition of my limits. I’m confident about this. As someone probably once said, “I can see education at the end of the tunnel”

P.s. Insta saw this first. https://instagram.com/arihershkowitz

TGIF at Loki Films
03/16/2018

TGIF at Loki Films

01/23/2018

We’re so proud of One of Us. We didn’t make the final 5 nominations for the Oscar this year but we will keep on making thought provoking films as long as you’Lil watch em! Xo Heidi and Rachel

We’re so fortunate that the subjects of One of Us continue to share their journeys with us. Proud to let you know that A...
12/30/2017

We’re so fortunate that the subjects of One of Us continue to share their journeys with us. Proud to let you know that Ari Hershkowitz has surpassed 9 months of sobriety and continues to move onward and upward with his educational and life plans. Good news to end the year with !

Hey Angelenos, lets talk! Masterclass January 6th! International Documentary Association https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ma...
12/19/2017
Master Class with Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady

Hey Angelenos, lets talk! Masterclass January 6th! International Documentary Association https://www.eventbrite.com/e/master-class-with-heidi-ewing-and-rachel-grady-tickets-41333111449

Saturday, January 6th, 11:00AM Location: Netflix 1455 N. Van Ness Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028 (Map) Join us for a special Master Class that will examine the career of the Academy Award-nominated filmmaking team, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, whose creative approach to the verite aesthetic continues to...

Cinematographer Alex Takats  and superstar Etty Ausch both know that women are perfect ! One of Us
12/13/2017

Cinematographer Alex Takats and superstar Etty Ausch both know that women are perfect ! One of Us

So proud of our dear Norman Lear on the Kennedy Center award !
12/06/2017

So proud of our dear Norman Lear on the Kennedy Center award !

12/05/2017
Advice To Beginning Female Filmmakers by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady of ONE OF US - Film Courage

For the ladies !
http://filmcourage.com/2017/12/04/advice-beginning-female-filmmakers-heidi-ewing-rachel-grady-one-us/

Film Courage: In the beginning of your filmmaking career, how fearful or brave were you to ask for more? Rachel Grady: More from our subjects, more money? Film Courage: Everything, everything. I know you had talked about in an interview having confidence versus being afraid to ask for more. And that...

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