FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13 AT 6:00PM | REGULAR ADMISSION PRICES • FREE FOR LOFT CINEMA MEMBERS
Centered on the unquenchable, larger-than-life character of Imelda Marcos, The Kingmaker examines, with intimate access, the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the Philippines.
“It’s an ugly story shrewdly told, with a sense of humor and also a deeper feeling for history.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times
The documentary explores the disturbing legacy of the Marcos regime and chronicles Imelda’s present-day push to help her son, Bongbong, win the vice-presidency. To this end, Imelda confidently rewrites her family’s history of corruption, replacing it with a narrative of a matriarch’s extravagant love for her country. In an age when fake news manipulates elections, Imelda’s comeback story serves as a dark fairy tale. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Lauren Greenfield (The Queen of Versailles). (Directed by Lauren Greenfield, 2019, USA/Denmark, in English, 101 mins., Rated R)
*Members may pick up tickets only for themselves (1 for individual levels, 2 for couple levels) at the Box Office on the day of the Member Screening. The Box Office is open 1/2 hour before the first show of the day.
Closed Captions Available.