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Document presents: The Gospel of Eureka

December 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Evangelical Christians and drag queens collide in the southern, Arkansas town of Eureka Springs, home to both a massive amphitheatre performing the Passion Play every year and a local gay bar with a tradition of gospel-inspired drag. Despite chasms in political and religious viewpoints, the townspeople are universally charming and warm, even whilst battling over a historic vote on an anti-discrimination ordinance. The Gospel of Eureka takes a personal and often comical look at negotiating differences between religion and belief through performance, political action, and partnership. Narrated by artist and performer, Mx Justin Vivian Bond.

In partnership with Document Human Rights Film Festival, which takes place 30 November to 2 December at Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow’s Merchant City. See documentfilmfestival.org for more details.

Tickets are priced on a sliding scale £0-£8 depending on what you can afford. To book, please use the button below or call CCA box office on +44 (0)141 352 4900.

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Film in the English language with English language subtitles/captions. The post-film discussion will be BSL interpreted. Hearing loop available.

Film relies on visual material to convey ideas but has a lot of voiceover and commentary, so is relatively accessible for blind and partially sighted audiences. Large print versions of handouts available.

CCA has good access for wheelchair users. Click here for more details on venue access.

Comfy seating (bean bags) available. If you would like to reserve this, please contact access@sqiff.org.

We have a limited travel fund to assist people to come to the Festival for those who could not otherwise afford to attend. If you would like to apply for this, please contact access@sqiff.org.


In order to make SQIFF more accessible to those on a low income, we use a sliding scale ticket price of £0-£8 for our events. You can choose what you pay based on your circumstances – you won’t be asked for any proof / ID, we just ask that you are honest! Our ticket sales go towards supporting the vital work of LGBTQ+ filmmakers, artists and organisers. If you have a free ticket and can no longer use it, please contact the relevant venue box office to let them know so it can be used by someone else. For more info on what you should pay, click here.


December 9, 2018
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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0141 352 4900