Director Lauren Greenfield on "The Kingmaker"

Jun 27, 2024

Post-screening Q&A with director Lauren Greenfield.

As the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos is best known for her opulent lifestyle, but it was her behind-the-scenes influence of her husband, Ferdinand Marcos’ presidency that rocketed her to the global political forefront. Lauren Greenfield’s documentary offers a portrait of a powerful female leader whose questionable sense of reality divided the Philippines.

In conjunction with David Medalla: In Conversation with the Cosmos.