Hair She Goes! — Movie Buzz — Dove and Stellar Award Winning Gospel Artist Helen Baylor and Award Winning Filmmaker Cassandra Hollis announced they are co-producing a Biopic Feature Film about the life of Helen Baylor based on her book, No Greater Love: The Helen Baylor Story and her famous testimony as told in her song, “Helen’s Testimony.”A crowdfunding campaign was launched via Indiegogo.com with hopes to raise $6,000.00 for the Development phase of the project. The name of the film is, A PRAYING GRANDMOTHER: THE HELEN BAYLOR STORY. The fundraiser will help raise money to cover development costs such as Script Breakdown; Budget and Scheduling; Film Business Plan and other costs at this stage. “This story is so rich and powerful that it is a Director’s dream. More importantly, we want the film to touch and Bless lives just as the song and her autobiography have. I’m honored she asked me to Direct and help bring this film to the big screen,” Hollis said. The phrase, “But I Had A Praying Grandmother,” has become iconic among Gospel music lovers all over the world. Helen Baylor shared her testimony of sexual abuse, drug addiction and low self esteem with the audience during the live taping of her album, “The Live Experience,” in 1994. Seventeen years later, the song, “Helen’s Testimony,” is still played regularly on Gospel radio stations throughout the country.
Helen Baylor is a Four time Stellar Award winner; Winner of Two Dove Awards and Best Gospel Album at the very 1st Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards in 1995.Cassandra Hollis has directed, produced and written 8 Films, one of which won Best Feature Film and another won 2nd Place for Best Feature, at film festivals. She has also shot films on-location internationally in the Caribbean and Canada.
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