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POV: The Gospel Of Eureka

Drag show. The spotlight is beaming on drag shows and a passion play in an Arkansas town. "The Gospel Of Eureka" takes a personal and often comical look at negotiating differences between religion and belief through performance, political action and partnership. With verve, humor and unfailing compassion, Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher build unexpected bridges between religious faith and sexual orientation.
Courtesy of Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher
Drag show. The spotlight is beaming on drag shows and a passion play in an Arkansas town. "The Gospel Of Eureka" takes a personal and often comical look at negotiating differences between religion and belief through performance, political action and partnership. With verve, humor and unfailing compassion, Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher build unexpected bridges between religious faith and sexual orientation.

Airs Monday, June 24, 2019 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV + Thursday, June 27 at 11 a.m. on KPBS 2

Arkansas Christians and drag queens step into the spotlight to dismantle stereotypes.

The spotlight is beaming on drag shows and passion plays in an Arkansas town. With verve, humor and unfailing compassion, “The Gospel Of Eureka” builds unexpected bridges between religious faith and sexual orientation.

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This film will stream online on POV.org in concurrence with its broadcast. Full episodes of POV are available to view on demand for a limited time after broadcast.

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POV is on Facebook, and you can follow @povdocs on Twitter. #GospelOfEurekaPBS

"The Gospel Of Eureka" is on Facebook.

Credits:

Directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher. Narrated by Justin Vivian Bond. Released by Kino Lorber.

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