The Homeless Prayers Project

A few friends come together with one great idea to help those in need with the help of their friends from their local church. With many donations, they create care packages that they give out to random homeless people they find on the streets of Hollywood, California. Knowing the risks of what their doing, they decide to document their journey out of their comfort zone to help those in need pray and know that they are prayed for. The journey is a true documentary that was filmed with the intention of inspiring other people to get out of their comfort zone and do something amazing!

  • Hannah Nicole Duran
    Director
  • Matt Jennerson
    Key Cast
  • Hannah Nicole Duran
    Key Cast
  • Chiara Witucki
    Key Cast
  • Nolan Dunnahoo
    Key Cast
  • Michael Duran
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 17, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Hannah Nicole Duran

Hannah Nicole Duran grew up always knowing she wanted to work in the entertainment business. Being an only child, Hannah grew up with a very active imagination. At a young age, Hannah went through camera after camera always filming family events and other stories she would make up on the spot. With many school plays and roles in many local community theatre shows Hannah started acting at a young age. At age 15, she was accepted into a Middle College High School where she is majoring in Filmmaking and will be graduating with an Associates Degree in Filmmaking before she graduates from high school. Now being 17 years old, when not busy with high school, college, church, or being an intern for a hometown radio and news station, Hannah makes films with her friends and submits her films into many film festivals. Just last year (2014) Hannah created, directed, acted in, wrote, and produced, her own television pilot called Nightmare Incorporated. Along with fifteen of her friends who helped with the film, the film was accepted into three film festivals and won an Indie Award of Merit. Hannah now is working on a documentary called The Homeless Prayers Project. The documentary is to be submitted this year (2015) in many film festivals and hopefully will inspire people to help those in need. Hannah has fallen in love with inspirational films and plans on hopefully attending UCLA. Hannah wants to become an Academy Award winning director, working with the great minds of entreatment and inspiring years of generations to come.

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Director Statement

"I see films influence people in what they say and in what they do, we could use this as an advantage. We could create inspirational films that would influence people to step out of their comfort zone and do something amazing to better the world."
"Possibilities are endless, within film and within influence!"
"If your dreams only seem possible in a movie then don't make it a horror film."