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Paul Festa: “Apparition of the Eternal Church” and “The Glitter Emergency”

March 17, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  |  First Congregational Church


The UCSC Center for Cultural Studies, departments of History of Art and Visual Culture, History of Consciousness, Literature, Sociology, Film and Digital Media, and the Queer Theory Research Cluster present two films by Paul Festa, with live musical accompaniment.

Apparition of the Eternal Church is winner of Best North American Independent Feature Film – Indianapolis International Film Festival; winner of Best Experimental Film – Rome International Film Festival; winner of Special Director’s Prize – Santa Cruz Film Festival; and winner of Gold Medal for Excellence – Park City Film Festival.

The Glitter Emergency is winner of the Best Experimental Film – Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood.

Paul Festa is the author of Oh My God: Messiaen in the Ear of the Unbeliever based on his film. For more information about the films please visit and

Sponsored by the Queer Theory Research Cluster. Staff support provided by the Institute for Humanities Research, UCSC.


March 17, 2011
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


First Congregational Church
900 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA United States
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