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NewFest at The Center Presents

The Gospel of Eureka

February 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

The Gospel of Eureka

Dirs: Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher, USA, 2019, 75 mins

| NewFest at The Center Presents |
Screening, Talkback and Reception

Free Pre-Release Screening

“A cure for the angry headline blues” – VARIETY
“A miracle indeed.” – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
“Unmissable” – THE ADVOCATE

Welcome to Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a one-of-a-kind oasis in the Ozarks where Christian piety rubs shoulders with a thriving queer community in this celebratory and humanistic documentary from co-directors Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher. 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

Talkback with co-directors Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher to follow

6:30PM: Doors Open
7:00PM: Film Begins

NewFest Members can reserve their tickets now and are guaranteed admission. **Non-member tickets for this free event are also available and admission will be admitted on a first come, first served basis on the day of the screening, so please arrive early.**

THE GOSPEL OF EUREKA opens in NYC at Quad Cinema on February 8th


February 5, 2019
7:00 pm
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