The Gospel of Eureka
Directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher
The Gospel of Eureka
Welcome to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a one-of-a-kind oasis in the Ozarks where Christian piety rubs shoulders with a thriving queer community. Narrated with homespun humor by Mx Justin Vivian Bond, this lushly photographed documentary spotlights the space where the town’s seemingly contradictory factions intersect: Lee and Walter, out and proud husband-owners of a local gay bar they liken to a “hillbilly Studio 54,” talk about their deep-seated faith; a Christian t-shirt designer describes his love for his gay father; and everything comes together in a show-stopping mash-up of a spectacular passion play and raucous drag show. The result is a joyously offbeat slice of Americana that breaks down the red-state-blue-state divide. – BAMcinemaFest
"An act of formal and spiritual resurrection. Radically redefines Christian performance through the lens of queer performance, Christian faith through the lens of queer experience."
“Joyful, cheerful. A needed shot of all-American optimism. This beautiful, and beautifully shot, documentary is a cure for the angry headline blues.”
“When the disco ball and the Star of Bethlehem are both signs of the divine... it’s hard not to respond with hope to The Gospel of Eureka.”
“A most worthy scripture for our time.”
“Stellar. A miracle indeed.”
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|Cinema St. Louis/St. Louis International Film Festival||St. Louis||MO||1556424000April 28 - May 2, 2019|
|Gene Siskel Film Center||Chicago||IL||1554436800April 5 - April 10, 2019|
|Boedecker Theater @ Dairy Arts Center||Boulder||CO||1553659200March 27 - March 30, 2019|
|Roxie Theater||San Francisco||CA||1552622400March 15 - March 21, 2019|
|Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art||Eugene||OR||1552449600March 13, 2019|
|Laemmle Glendale||Glendale||CA||1552021200March 8 - March 14, 2019|
|Austin Film Society||Austin||TX||1552021200March 8 - March 14, 2019|
|The Miniplex at Richards' Goat Tavern & Tea Room||Arcata||CA||1551416400March 1 - March 7, 2019|
|Denver Film Society||Denver||CO||1551416400March 1 - March 7, 2019|
|Northwest Film Forum||Seattle||WA||1551416400March 1 - March 6, 2019|
|Media Arts Center San Diego / Digital Gym||San Diego||CA||1550206800February 15 - February 21, 2019|
|Wexner Center for the Arts||Columbus||OH||1550206800February 15 - February 16, 2019|
|Hollywood Theatre||Portland||OR||1550034000February 13, 2019|
|Oxford Film Festival||Oxford||MS||1549602000February 8, 2019|
|Quad Cinema||New York||NY||1549602000February 8 - February 21, 2019|
|ReFrame Film Festival||Peterborough||ON||1548306000January 24 - January 27, 2019|
|Key West Film Festival||Key West||FL||1542171600November 14 - November 18, 2018|
|Indie Memphis||Memphis||TN||1541217600November 3, 2018|
|Denver Film Festival||Denver||CO||1540958400October 31 - November 11, 2018|
|Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival||Hot Springs||AR||1539921600October 19 - October 27, 2018|
|Camden International Film Festival||Camden||ME||1536811200September 13 - September 16, 2018|
|Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival||Birmingham||AL||1534737600August 20 - August 26, 2018|
|BAMCinemafest||Brooklyn||NY||1529467200June 20 - July 1, 2018|
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