But for the Grace of God?
is a feature-length documentary film
about one man's quest to help homeless people get off the street.
The soundtrack includes music by
and Chad McCann.
(Chad is also one of the subjects of the film.)
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"But for the Grace of God is compelling, moving and, to me most
importantly, instructive. ... No human beings could look at But
for... without seeing themselves and friends in the street-people you
encountered. To be able to confront us with images that force
recognition of our essential "ordinariness" without ever failing to be
entertaining is a great accomplishment."
-- Robert Eisenberg
"There is a sweet honesty and directness about the way [he] present[s]
the story. Cut it tight and quite entertainingly ... It moves and is
-- Richard Green
"I was impressed with how he succeeded in gaining his subjects' trust
and making them talk freely about themselves. All of them seem to be
so comfortable with the process and this tells a lot about his skills
as a director and producer. The homelessness problem is a tragic,
ignored and neglected one but this movie puts a human face on it and
brings it to light."
-- Moshe Siman-Tov