The Kingmaker (15)

Dir: Lauren Greenfield

Cast: Imelda Marcos

US, 2019, 101 mins

A fascinating documentary about Imelda Marcos, the former First Lady of the Philippines, who, together with her husband Ferdinand, are widely considered two of the greatest plunderers in history. Despite their corruption and the brutality of their 21-year regime, she hopes to become the country’s matriarch once more as her son vies for the vice-presidency. An acute study of the psychology of power and the corruptive effects of extreme wealth, depicting someone with an inextinguishable hunger not just for money and things, but for power and legacy too.

Official Trailer

SCREENINGS

Wed 5th Feb 7:30pm
Thu 6th Feb 2:30pm 7:30pm

Showing in screen 2