Out of The Blue Films, Inc. has created a number of highly acclaimed films; produced, written and directed by Peabody & Emmy-winning filmmaker/journalist Barbara Rick:
* A BROADWAY LULLABY provides an intimate look at the heart of the artistic process of the celebrated Broadway singers, composers, world-class jazz musicians, and children’s book artists contributing to ‘Over The Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project’ --- a unique collection of original music and art to combat breast cancer. Premiering Fall 2012!
* GIRLS OF DARAJA Celebrating the unique and powerful Daraja Academy (http://www.daraja-academy.org): a free secondary school for exceptional girls in rural Kenya. Daraja and its supporters believe educated girls can transcend poverty and change the world. Executive Producer: Deborah Santana
• ROAD TO INGWAVUMA (ing-wah-VOOM-ah) documents some of America’s greatest artists -- including Alfre Woodard, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Carlos Santana, CCH Pounder, Jurnee Smollett and others -- in their journey of service through post-apartheid South Africa. Their mission: to support the country’s children in the fight against extreme poverty and the raging AIDS pandemic. Executive Producer & Narrator: Deborah Santana (http://southafricamovie.com/buy_dvd.html);
• IN GOOD CONSCIENCE: SISTER JEANNINE GRAMICK'S JOURNEY OF FAITH, a collaboration with legendary cinematographer Albert Maysles, chronicles an American nun’s battle with the Vatican in support of le***an and gay Catholics. Executive Producer: Tom Fontana (http://www.ingoodconscience.com/site/order.php);
• PBS film SHE SAYS: WOMEN IN NEWS, which took home a News & Documentary Emmy in the “Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form” category, examines how women in the news business have changed journalism, the culture, and the world. Featuring Anna Quindlen, Judy Woodruff, Geneva Overholser, Carole Simpson and others (http://tinyurl.com/SheSaysPBS);
• SOUNDS SACRED explores the human connection to the spiritual through sound and honors unique cultural practices of voice, rhythm, and ritual. With best-selling author Deepak Chopra, Mother Dolores Hart, and The Glide Memorial Choir in San Francisco. Executive Producer: Pia Lindström
These films are available for purchase. Contact us to arrange a community screening.