LEAVING GOD

Why I left God and why so many others are too.

  • John Follis
    Writer
  • John Follis
    Director
  • John Follis
    Producer
  • John Follis
    Narrator
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    47 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 9, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Hollywood International Independent Documentary Festival
    Hollywood, CA
    United States
    March 24, 2018
    Winner / First-Time Filmmaker
  • New Haven International Film Festival
    New Haven, CT
    United States
    May 4, 2017
    US Premiere
  • New Haven International Documentary Film Festival
    New Haven, CT
    United States
    June 3, 2017
Director Biography - John Follis

John became a filmmaker via Madison Ave where he created many of his agency’s award-winning campaigns which included TV spots he helped direct and edit.

In 2013, John founded Big Idea Video, a video marketing company. And in 2015 he created his first video short which got in 8 Film Festivals.

“Leaving God” is John’s feature debut and the winner of the Hollywood International Documentary 'First-time Filmmaker' Award.

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Director Statement

It’s great to entertain an audience. My goal is to do that while also making them think.