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Astral City: Entering the Spirit World

Alyson Charles by Alyson Charles | January 25th, 2013 | 1 Comment
topic: Inspirational Media, Personal Growth | tags: afterlife, Andre Luiz, Astral City, Chico Xavier, dead, death, Film, gaiam tv, life, life after death, living, mediums, movie, psychography, purgatory, review, seance, spirit world, spirits, spiritualism, transformation

Astral City

One of humanity’s most mysterious and pondered questions is, “What happens when we die?

Astral City on GaiamTV.com poses the answer to this question in an extremely unique and bold way, using the notion of spiritualism. With spiritualism, spirits of the dead have the ability and inclination to communicate with the living. Anyone may receive spirit messages, but formal communication sessions are held by mediums, who provide information about the afterlife.

If you’re ready for a wild, mind-opening and thought-provoking ride that’s based on a true story, Astral City is your ticket. Here are the highlights:

Welcome: Can Movies Make Us Better People?

Stephen Simon by Stephen Simon | November 16th, 2007 | 1 Comment
topic: Inspirational Media | tags: afterlife, filmmakers

I decided very early on that I wanted to make the kinds of films I had grown up loving: spiritual films like “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “Lost Horizons,” and “The Portrait of Jennie.” The first film I made, “Somewhere in Time,” was written by Richard Matheson—who also gave me the galleys to his book “What Dreams May Come.”