Called From Darkness is a six-part documentary series that explores the spiritual dimensions of addiction recovery with an emphasis of finding community and recovering one’s own meaning and purpose.
Produced by Paul Steinbroner and David Okimoto.
The series is being introduced with the release of Homeboy Joy Ride, a thirty-minute, exploration of the people of Homeboy Industries in East L.A. founded by Father Greg Boyle, S.J. If you are interested in arranging for a community screening and discussion please contact Ruth Ann Barrett at 415-377-1835.
Curated by earthSayer
Homeboy Joy Ride by Paul Steinbroner (trailer)
Homeboy Joy Ride, produced by Paul Steinbroner and David Okimoto, is directed by Paul Steinbroner, an accomplished film maker with over thirty years specializing in topics related to addiction, neuropharmacology, and brain chemistry. This film is one of six segments of the documentary Called from Darkness.
Homeboy Joy Ride (3:07)
Home Boy Industries in East L.A. is the living model of community and transformation. The whole community is on a Joy Ride - a Homeboy Joy Ride. Father Greg Boyle, S.J., founder of the Homeboy community reminds us,
"We want to create a community of tenderness because the highest form of spiritual maturity is tenderness so if love is the answer community is the context."
Download an overview (PDF) of Homeboy Joy Ride here at homeboyjoyride.com. It includes an "In Brief" description of Homeboy Joy Ride, quotes from homeboys and girls, crew, music, and reviews plus a synopsis of the five other Called From Darkness segments.
Contact Ruth Ann Barrett, firstname.lastname@example.org, 415-377-1835.
EarthSayers Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J.; David Okimoto; Paul Steinbroner