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ASTRAL CITY cinema, Journey into the Afterlife - a true story


What life is like in the Astral City that hovers in the upper layers of the Earth's atmosphere.

see movie trailer at

By Donation, we gather 7:30pm, start 8pm, discussion follows. Venue .

Based on the best selling book by medium Chico Xavier, the film tells the story of Andre Luiz, a successful doctor who experiences an enlightening spiritual awakening after his death. When he wakes up in the spiritual world, he embarks on a new journey of self-discovery and transformation, from his first days in a dimension of pain and suffering, until when he is rescued and taken to the spiritual Astral City. With magnificent art direction and special effects that have never been seen before in a Brazilian production, and featuring an amazing score by composer Philip Glass.


The film is an adaptation of the 1944 book of the same name, said to be dictated by the spirit Andre Luiz and psychographed by Chico Xavier, Brazil's best-known and respected medium, having channeled more than 400 books.[4] The book is considered a great classic of spiritist literature. Engaging the reader from a first-person narrative, Andre Luiz delivers his impressions of the spirit world he encounters after his death.

Detailed drawings of the city "Our Home" as well as the architecture of the buildings, ministries and homes, were created by the medium Heigorina Cunha through her observations made during her alleged travels outside of the body in March 1979, led and guided by the spirit Lucius. These drawings served as inspiration to create the visual architecture of the city, that you can see in the movie. His drawings have been clarified and confirmed by Chico Xavier that this was really the spiritual city of Rio de Janeiro called "Our Home".

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  • Sukumin

    I went and saw this screening and yes it was quite good.....although obviously difficult to get into a movie these concepts etc....It was good to meet like minded souls at Magpie House too...thank you George for putting such things on...regards, Lynda

    June 8, 2014

  • George N.

    One of the finest & most informative movies we've shared in 9 years ...

    April 3, 2014

  • George N.

    Lots of cool stuff coming after we return from Brazil & Peru in May, send email to be on newsletter - [masked]

    March 28, 2014

  • Tri

    Keen to watch but seeing my mate's gig that night :(

    March 27, 2014

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