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God Straightens Legs
Documentary Feature, 2018
Directed by Joële Walinga


Filmmaker Joële Walinga documents a moment of faith and waiting in the life of her Christian mother, a French-Canadian living in the Bible Belt who has opted to forgo cancer treatment in favour of prayer.​ 

Festivals and Screenings: 

2018. DOXA Documentary Film Festival. Vancouver, Canada

2018. Vertical Features. Toronto, Canada

2018. Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. Jihlava, Czech Republic

2020. Cinémathèque Québécoise. Montréal, Canada

2018. Who We’re Watching: Joële Walinga. Cléo Journal. Paloma Pacheco

2018. GOD STRAIGHTENS LEGS Waits for a Miracle. Screen Anarchy. Josh Hamm

2018. Review: ‘God Straightens Legs’. POV Magazine. Pat Mullen

Available online at Doc Alliance Films

Distributed by the CFMDC