Heidi Ewing

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Review: Detropia

Detropia is word play for "dystopia," and that's the overview here of the crumbling, crime-ridden, largely unemployed phantom of a Michigan city, which has lost half its population since 1955.
Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady 's documentary
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 14, 2012

Review: Freakonomics

Aided by journalist Stephen J. Dubner, economist Steven Levitt put his pop theories of surprise causality into book form in 2005's Freakonomics , an unexpected bestseller.
Freakishly mediocre is more like it
By GERALD PEARY  |  October 01, 2010

Jesus Camp

This unflinching documentary from Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady opens with an alarming image: tykes in war paint and camie uniforms assaulting an audience in the name of Jesus. Watch the trailer for Jesus Camp  (QuickTime)
A powerful effort
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007

Fest or famine?

Women filmmakers dominate this year’s festival, and an unflinching honesty marks their movies.
This year’s Boston Film Festival has a woman’s touch
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2006