Queen of the People (Reinas y Cenicientas)

TFI Network | 2016

A beauty pageant in the slums of Colombia has turned into a nest of racial tensions. Three young women want to become the Queens of the People, but as days pass, they will realize that this beauty contest is not the fairy tale of their dreams.

Mónica Taboada Mónica Taboada
DIRECTOR

Her short film FIDEL won several awards internationally. She has directed Magical Cartagena, 90 Degrees (mentored by Abbas Kiarostami), and is currently working on Champ and Queen of the People.

David Herrera David Herrera
PRODUCER

 MA in Producing Film and TV from London. As Head of Fahrenheit, David produces the documentary Queen of the People, and the fiction films The False Prophet and Ana's Desire. David also works... more»

Additional Credits

Fahrenheit (Production Company)

Guerrero (Production Company)

Santiago Fernandez Suárez (Associate Producer)

Ivan Jiménez (Sound Recordist)

Jesus Marrugo (Unit Production Manager)

All these young girls dream of being named the most beautiful woman. Why do they expose themselves to public scrutiny for a crown in the 21st century?

Genre: Documentary