about the filmmaker

Steve Brand (Producer/Writer/Editor)

Photo: Nancy Ramsey

Steve Brand is an Emmy Award-winning film and television producer whose feature documentary Kaddish, about growing up as the child of a Holocaust survivor, was selected for New Directors/New Films and was named one of the 10 Best Films of its year by David Edelstein in the Village Voice.  He has been a producer for Now on PBS, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, ABC News’ 20/20 and Primetime Live, and CBS News’ Street Stories, as well as the PBS documentary A Search for Solid Ground. His independent work has been shown theatrically throughout the United States and abroad, as well as on home video.  A four time Emmy nominee, he is also the recipient of two Cine Golden Eagles, two First Place Gold Camera Awards from the U.S. International Film and Video Festival, a World Media Festival Silver Award and an Angel Award. He has received three grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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Praying With My Legs  

Praying With My Legs

Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Search
for a Meaningful Existence

A FILM BY STEVE BRAND