The Gospel of Eureka (Presented with Pride Portland 2019)

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

Directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher
Run time: 75 minutes
Rated NR

 

Show Times

  • Friday, June 7, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Friday, June 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
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Tickets

$9 general admission
$7 for members and students w/ valid i.d.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Konkel Family Welcome Center, online, or by calling 207-775-6148.

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