Thida Polpalitkarnpim, the founder of the Documentary Club in Thailand, posted on Facebook that they would be showing the docu, but has since pushed the screening. According to the Bangkok Post, authorities deemed the title and the posters for the docu “inappropriate” and were not comfortable with the film. However, the film has been playing in Bangkok for the past six weeks as well as other parts of the country with no pushback.
The Kingmaker debuted at the Venice Film Festival and went on to play at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Showtime Documentary was distributed by Greenwich Entertainment and opened theatrically last November when theater-going was actually a thing to do. The docu takes a timely look at former Philippine