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Award-winning docus ‘Kingmaker’, ‘Sunday Beauty Queen’ to stream on May 15

/ 03:47 PM May 12, 2020
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Posters for “The Kingmaker” and “Sunday Beauty Queen” (Image: Evergreen Pictures, Voyage Film Studios)

“The Kingmaker” and “Sunday Beauty Queen,” two documentaries that have received critical acclaim, will be available online on May 15.

“The Kingmaker” will be on iWant for free, the streaming service announced yesterday, May 11.

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The documentary by American filmmaker Lauren Greenfield chronicles Imelda Marcos and her family’s rise, fall and rise again in the Philippines’ political sphere, featuring interviews with Marcos herself.

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It won the audience award for best documentary film at the Warsaw International Film Festival in 2019.

Meanwhile, Baby Ruth Villarama’s “Sunday Beauty Queen” will stream on YouTube this Friday.

It follows overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong who find ways to cope with the hardships of being domestic workers in a foreign country, including joining a beauty pageant held on Sundays—usually the only day off they have.

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The film was crowned best picture at the 2016 Metro Manila Film Festival and won the best international documentary award at the 5th London Labour Film Festival.  /ra

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