How do we describe our relationship with something we can’t see? A heartbroken woman travels across the country asking strangers to describe their personal – and often surprising – ideas about God. A search for answers becomes a love story about how radical compassion can transform the way we see the world.
You’ll meet taxi drivers and teachers, hustlers, cops, surfers and mothers holding babies. Through intimate conversations, the movie shows how everyday life can be a spiritual experience. Topics explored include overcoming addiction, making art, coincidence, forgiveness, death, basketball, parenting.
Each chance encounter encourages you to reconsider fixed ideas, ask your own questions, and become more open-minded. The movie explores what so many of us struggle with: fear, ego, the need for approval, perfectionism, belonging.
By sharing the humbling and often hilarious experience of documentary filmmaking, she finds freedom from a cycle of unrequited love, and from old ideas about herself and the world.
God on the Street inspires viewers to follow their dreams, however imperfectly. Pay attention. Follow the signs. Be open to possibility.