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 of TouchPoint Productions, Inc., specializing in inspirational films to help strengthen and build communities addressing addiction and homelessness, often intertwined, as social and spiritual crises.
The series was 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. The second in the series, Soul Sanctuary, was released in June and a third, Stand Down about homeless veterans is scheduled for Fall 2019. If you are interested in arranging for a community screening and discussion please contact Ruth Ann Barrett at 415-377-1835.
For a presentation on the series Called from Darkness download here.
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Stand Down 2017 (clip)
This is a clip from 2017 footage for the yet to be released trailer and full length film, Stand Down, in Fall 2019. This documentary will be one of six in the series Called from Darkness. 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. This clip, focused on homeless veteran gatherings known as stand downs is published on EarthSayers.tv along with two trailers from the series, Homeboy Joy Ride (homeboyjoyride.com) and Soul Sanctuary (soulsanctuaryfilm.com).
Produced by Paul Steinbroner and David Okimoto. For more information contact Ruth Ann Barrett at EarthSayers.tv (firstname.lastname@example.org).
EarthSayers Marilyn Cornell; Dr. Jon Nachson; Paul Steinbroner