H.E.A.L., which stands for Healing, Empowerment, Action and Liberation follows four survivors of sexual assault - two survivors of childhood sexual assault, one adult survivor of sexual assaut, and one survivor of sex trafficking. Their stories illustrates the effects of trauma on their mental and physical health and how they have used various forms of artistic expression to process their trauma and begin the healing process. They, along with law enforcement professionals, advocates and members of the faith community discuss how sexual assault impacts the health and safety of the entire community, not just the victims themselves.
This is an independant film with a total budget of $3,500. The stories of these women, and imagry used to better illustrate the emotions and the progression of the women from victim to survivor, and the opportunity to help other victims and educate others is the focus of this film.

  • Greta McClain
  • Greta McClain
  • Taffiney Williams
    The Perfect Christmas
  • Rien Duplesiss
    Key Cast
  • Chantea Kirkwood
    Key Cast
  • Dedrea Lewis
    Key Cast
  • Sherondia Sullivan
    Key Cast
  • Mark Wynn
    Key Cast
  • Fatima Smith
    Key Cast
  • Beth McCaw
    Key Cast
  • Linda Ragsdale
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 16 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 13, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director - Greta McClain