Showtime announced upcoming documentaries from its 2020 slate including LOVE FRAUD, THE TRADE, THE LONGEST WAR, and THE KINGMAKER.
THE KINGMAKER (2019)
NAME OF FILM: THE KINGMAKER (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): Lauren Greenfield
STARRING: Imelda Marcos
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Documentary centering on the controversial political career of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines whose behind-the-scenes influence of her husband Ferdinand's presidency rocketed her to the global political stage.
Writers Guild announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2019. Films include Booksmart, Marriage Story, and Parasite.
Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women leads the nominations for the Chicago Indie Critics fourth annual film awards with eight nominations.
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon in Hollywood tops the nominations list for the 3rd Hollywood Critic Awards with eleven nominations, while The Irishman and Waves followed with nine.
Apollo 11 took home the award for Best Documentary Feature as well as Best Editing, Best Score, Best Archival Documentary, and Best Science/Nature Documentary at the 4th Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards.
One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
The American Film Institute unveiled the lineup for the inaugural AFI Summit at AFI FEST 2019, includes a conversation with Eva Longoria along with Ted Sarandos of Netflix.
DOC NYC, documentary festival, announced the tenth anniversary edition lineup of 136 over 300 documentary films making this landmark year DOC NYC’s biggest edition yet.
IDFA has added 70 news documentary films to the 2019 lineup, along with a well deserved Lifetime Achievement Award for filmmaker Jørgen Leth.
Showtime released the official trailer for The Kingmaker that centers on the indomitable character and controversial political career of Imelda Marcos.
The 22nd SCAD Savannah Film Festival, presented by Savannah College of Art and Design, will kick off with The Aeronauts, and showcase a record total of 159 films.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam announced the first film selections for IDFA 2019, the Retrospective of Patricio Guzmán, and a special tribute to D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
The Hamptons International Film Festival unveiled 2019 film lineup including spotlight films – THE AERONAUTS, HUMAN CAPITAL, THE REPORT, THE SONG OF NAMES, and concert documentary WESTERN STARS.
BFI London Film Festival 2019 Unveils Lineup of 229 Films – THE AERONAUTS, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
For 12 days from October 2 to 13, the 63rd BFI London Film Festival will showcase 229 feature films with 40% of all films directed or co-directed by women.
PAIN AND GLORY, PARASITE, MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN Among Telluride Film Festival 2019 Labor Day Weekend Lineup
This year’s 46th Telluride Film Festival will screen over seventy-five feature films, short films and revival programs along with 2019 Silver Medallion Awards for Renée Zellweger, Adam Driver and Philip Kaufman.
For its 15th edition, Camden International Film Festival will present 38 features, 50 short films, and 16 virtual reality and immersive experiences from over 35 countries.
Director Lauren Greenfield’s documentary The Kingmaker, on Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines, will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
The line-up of the 76th Venice International Film Festival was announced today, and includes World Premiere of films by Roy Andersson, Olivier Assayas, Noah Baumbach, Atom Egoyan, Pablo Larraín and Steven Soderbergh.