"108 (Cuchillo de Palo)" (U.S. Theatrical Premiere presented by Documentary in Bloom)
"108 (Cuchillo de Palo)"
U.S. Theatrical Premiere
(Renate Costa Perdomo, 2010, 91 min.)
When Rodolfo Costa was found naked on the floor of his home in Paraguay, he had been dead for days. He also had a secret fortune, a secret aliasHéctor Torresand an entirely secret life. In a powerful debut feature that unfolds like a mystery novel, director Renate Costa Perdomo investigates the shadowy circumstances of Rodolfo's death. Witnesses and clues gradually reveal Rodolfo's true identity as a persecuted gay man and his encounter with the terrifying "108" homosexual blacklists that ruined lives, careers, and families.
Part of the bi-monthly series Documentary in Bloom, curated by Livia Bloom.
Maysles Cinema (View)
343 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY 10027
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