Alan Graham: The Man Behind Mobile Loaves & Fishes

As a young commercial real-estate developer, Alan Graham had his sights set on wealth. Then a profound inner transformation led him to begin serving food and clothing to the homeless on the streets of Austin, TX. This film follows his spiritual journey as he learns that serving the homeless means more than just providing them with food and clothing for a day; it requires a lifetime of dedication and generosity. Through the ministry he founded, Mobile Loaves & Fishes, Alan and his team have transformed the lives of hundreds of men and women living on the streets.

  • Mark Leatherman
  • Leslie Knopf
  • Leslie Knopf
  • Mark Leatherman
  • Cecilia O'Reilly
  • Alan Graham
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Inspirational, Humanitarian, Spiritual
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 28, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    12,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Distribution Information
  • Catholic Bytes, Inc.
    Country: United States
    Rights: Internet
Director Biography - Mark Leatherman, Leslie Knopf

A lifelong fan of art that explores the deeper realities of the human experience, Mark Leatherman discovered the craft of filmmaking while recovering from a near-debilitating accident in South America. In 2013, he began studying as an apprentice under director Sean Schiavolin. Since then he has filmed and edited a television series for ESPN’s The Longhorn Network, co-directed an international feature-length documentary, and helped create several viral YouTube hits.

Leslie Knopf and Cecilia O’Reilly work hard everyday to ensure that beauty will indeed save the world, as Dostoyevsky predicted. They studied Communications at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross and have also worked as press correspondents in Rome. In 2015 they directed a film for the Jubilee Year of Mercy in collaboration with the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization.

Mark, Leslie and Cecilia currently live and work in Austin, TX.

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