In 2006 the mockumentary comedy film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (or simply Borat for short) became a critical and theatrical hit earning almost $300 million on an $18 million budget. The controversial film made fun of almost everyone without discrimination and was banned in most Arab countries.
The sequel, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Making Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, filmed in secret during the COVID-19 pandemic, is coming to drive-ins and select theaters this week. In celebration, and just in time for Halloween, Amazon Studios is having a Borat look-alike costume contest.
Locally, the contest and opening night of the film will take place at the Lake Worth Swap Shop (3438 Lake Worth Rd, Palm Springs, FL 33461). Admission to the movie is $7 per person and the Costume Contest will begin at 7 pm (gates open at 6:30 pm). The movie will start at 7:30 pm. Anyone 17 years and over can enter the contest and the grand prize will be a $1000 Amazon Gift Card.
Additional details- Drive-In tickets can only be purchased on-site at the drive-in ticket window. $7 per person. The costume contest will be at the main concession stand stage. Announcements will be made prior to the judging. You are encouraged to come in your best BORAT inspired outfit to be in the running for the $1,000 Amazon Gift Card.
Covid-19 protocols will be in place including wearing masks outside of your car and maintaining 6 feet between cars and other people.
This film is rated R.