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2018 BOF “Cocote”
December 14, 2018 - December 20, 2018
2018 Best Of Fest Film Series
For the month of December, at the Historic Camelot Theatres, we are screening “Best Of Fest” Film Festival favorites from all over the world – Cannes, Sundance, Berlin, Tribeca, Venice, Toronto – and of course, The Palm Springs International Film Festival.
See four films and the fifth one is FREE!
Pick up your BEST OF FEST 2018 cards at any one of our locations: Historic Camelot Theatres at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, and the Certified Farmers’ Markets. Purchase tickets and get your pass stamped at the Historic Camelot Theatres at the Palm Springs Cultural Center.
A rapturous crime fable set in the Dominican Republic, Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias’ Cocote follows Alberto, a kind-hearted gardener returning home to attend his father’s funeral. When he discovers that a powerful local figure is responsible for his father’s death, Alberto realizes that he’s been summoned by his family to avenge the murder. It’s an unthinkable act — especially for him, an Evangelical Christian. But as pressure mounts, he sees few ways out. Questions of faith, tradition and honor course through this electrifying film, which, seemingly at the speed of thought itself, jumps between film formats, colors, and aspect ratios, radically envisioning a community torn asunder by senseless violence.