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"Little Hope Was Arson": New Faith-Based Documentary on 2010 East Texas Church Fires

From the Executive Producer of Holy Rollers comes Little Hope Was Arson, a new faith-based, feature length documentary about fires that ravaged churches in East Texas four years ago.

Little Hope Was Arson follows the real-life horror story communities faced in 2010 when local Bible Belt churches were burned with seemingly no rhyme or reason.

Director Theo Love, who also serves as the film’s editor and co-producer, unfolds a compelling narrative that pulls you into the raw emotions so many residents felt during the arsons. From beginning to end, you’re a part of it, feeling the pain and the shock of this extraordinary moment in Texas history.

In true documentary form, Little Hope Was Arson avoids becoming a one-sided story. It doesn’t push an agenda; it simply recreates history as told through those who lived it and lets you be the judge of it.

Little Hope Was ArsonIn following the engrossing investigation of the 10 devastating church fires, Little Hope Was Arson uncovers into significant faith themes, including doubting God, anger, loss, betrayal, right versus wrong, justice, loyalty, forgiveness and unforgiveness.

In a sense, Little Hope Was Arson is a real-life documented faith struggle. It’s a warning of the consequences of unresolved anger and the snowball effect of our decisions, whether they be good or bad.

Little Hope Was Arson also calls the church to reexamine the importance of our buildings and the souls that walk through its doors. For that reason, it’s a documentary people of faith should see.

Beginning today, you can watch Little Hope Was Arson via these online and cable providers: iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Vudu, Xbox Movies, Sony PlayStation Entertainment, Verizon and AT&T. It's also releasing in select theaters. For dates and locations, see the limited release list below.

Theatrical Release Schedule for Little Hope Was Arson

21-Nov

New York, NY

Cinema Village

23-Nov

Tyler, TX

Liberty Hall

25-Nov

Oakland, CA

New Parkway Cinema

28-Nov

Los Angeles, CA

Laemmle Noho 7

28-Nov

San Diego, CA

Media Arts Center

28-Nov

San Francisco, CA

Roxie Theater

28-Nov

Portland, OR

Clinton Street Theater

28-Nov

Dallas, TX

Texas Theatre

28-Nov

Houston, TX

Drafthouse Vintage Park

28-Nov

Austin, TX

Drafthouse Slaughter Lane

28-Nov

Lubbock, TX

Drafthouse Lubbock

28-Nov

New Braunfels, TX

Drafthouse New Braunfels

28-Nov

Burlington, IA

Capitol Theater

5-Dec

Columbus, OH

Gateway Film Center

5-Dec

New Orleans, LA

Zeitgeist Arts Center

5-Dec

Edom, TX

Old Firehouse

5-Dec

Juneau, AK

Gold Town Nickelodeon

5-Dec

All Saints Cinema

Tallahassee, FL

Official Trailer for Little Hope Was Arson 

Little Hope Was Arson Trailer from Theo Love on Vimeo.

 

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