A Quest To Heal – Beyond the Physical

A Quest To Heal – Beyond the Physical

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Release Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017.

Directed by Michelle Mahrer.
Classification: Not yet rated, 64 mins.
Country: Australia.

Ten years in the making film maker Michelle Mahrer follows the journey of two of her friends on a healing odyssey to see controversial spiritual healer John of God in Brazil – Lya Shaked from Melbourne has terminal cancer, and Fred Porter from Los Angeles has HIV

Joao Texeira de Faria, also known as John of God, is a world famous spiritual healer from Brazil who has been attributed to many miracles that science cannot explain. His work attracts both controversy and acclaim. For the past 30 years, thousands of people from all over the world have been flocking to his remote village in Brazil in search of cures for illnesses Western medicine offers little hope.

With compelling cinematography and a poetic visual style, A Quest To Heal – Beyond The Physical is an intimate human story that invites us to consider new ways of healing beyond the western medical model of curing the physical body, exploring the healing powers of the heart.