About Sound of Freedom

Film Synopsis:

Sound of Freedom, based on the incredible true story, shines a light on even the darkest of places. After rescuing a young boy from ruthless child traffickers, a federal agent learns the boy’s sister is still captive and decides to embark on a dangerous mission to save her. With time running out, he quits his job and journeys deep into the Colombian jungle, putting his life on the line to free her from a fate worse than death.


Based on the true story of a federal agent who journeys into the darkest of places to rescue one girl from child traffickers.


Fight for the light. Silence the darkness.

Fast Facts:

  • Jim Caviezel (The Passion of the Christ, The Count of Monte Cristo ) plays the lead role of Tim Ballard. 

  • Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite) plays Katherine Ballard and Bill Camp (Lincoln, 12 Years a Slave) plays Vampiro—Ballard’s right-hand man.

  • The film is produced by Eduardo Verástegui and directed by Alejandro Monteverde.

  • Sound of Freedom will be distributed by Angel Studios.  

  • The film will be theatrically released on July 4, 2023.

  • Sound of Freedom is rated PG-13.

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About the Cast

Jim Caviezel


Jim Caviezel

Tim Ballard

Jim Caviezel is an American actor born in Mount Vernon, Washington. He graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Fine Arts before pursuing his acting career in Los Angeles.

Jim’s breakout role was playing Edmond in The Count of Monte Cristo, quickly followed by his portrayal of Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson's film The Passion of the Christ. He also gained recognition for his performances in The Thin Red Line and Frequency.

Jim is known for his strong Christian faith and has been actively involved in various charitable causes. He has been married to his wife Kerri for over 20 years and they have adopted three children together.

Bill Camp


Bill Camp


Bill Camp is an American actor known for his versatile and nuanced performances in film, television, and stage productions.

Bill began his acting career in the theater, performing in numerous Off-Broadway productions and regional theater companies. He made his Broadway debut in 1996 in the play "Saint Joan" and has since appeared in a number of acclaimed productions, including "The Crucible" and "Death of a Salesman."

In addition to his stage work, Bill has also acted in a variety of films and television shows. He has had notable roles in movies such as Lincoln, 12 Years a Slave, and Vice, and has appeared in the TV series The Leftovers, The Night Of, and The Outsider, among others.

Bill has received critical acclaim for his performances, including nominations for Tony, Emmy, and Screen Actors Guild awards.

Mira Sorvino


Mira Sorvino

Katherine Ballard

Mira Sorvino is an American actress best known for winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 1995 film Mighty Aphrodite.

Mira studied at Harvard University and earned a degree in East Asian Studies before pursuing an acting career. She made her film debut in the 1985 movie The Stuff and later appeared in films such as Quiz Show, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, and At First Sight.

In addition to her film work, Mira has also been involved in various humanitarian efforts, including serving as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations.

Eduardo Verástegui


Eduardo Verástegui

Paul / Producer

Eduardo Verástegui is a Mexican actor, producer, businessman and philanthropist. He began his entertainment career as a member of the Mexican pop group Kairo in the 1990s before transitioning to acting in telenovelas.

Eduardo gained international recognition for his leading role in the 2006 film Bella, which he produced with the production company he co-founded called Metanoia Films. He is also known for his humanitarian work and began a nonprofit organization called Manto de Guadalupe that aids those who don't have access to food, shelter, health care, or education.

Eduardo is the producer of Sound of Freedom and has since toured all over Mexico and beyond in an effort to partner with local government leaders, educators, law enforcement, and foundations to prevent child exploitation.

Alejandro Monteverde


Alejandro Monteverde


Alejandro Monteverde is a Mexican filmmaker, best known for his work as a director, writer, and producer on the 2006 film Bella, which won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Audience Award at the Heartland Film Festival.

Alejandro began his career as a film director with the short film The Last Goodbye in 2004, which won the Crystal Heart Award at the Heartland Film Festival. He went on to direct and write several other films, including Little Boy in 2015, which was also well-received by audiences.

Alejandro’s work is known for its focus on family and faith, and he has been vocal about his Catholic beliefs. In addition to his film work, Monteverde has also been involved in philanthropic efforts, including the founding of the nonprofit organization Esperanza para los Niños (Hope for Children) in 2010, which provides education and support to underprivileged children in Mexico.