While visiting an aunt and uncle in the exotic countryside of Costa Rica, a young southern belle from Alabama accepted a ride on the back of a motorcycle belonging to a local charismatic farmer — a ride that would propel her down narrow mountain roads and into history.

First Lady of the Revolution is the remarkable story of Henrietta Boggs, who fell in love with a foreign land and the man destined to transform its identity. Her marriage to Jose ‘Don Pepe’ Figueres in 1941 led to a decade-long journey through activism, exile and political upheaval and, ultimately, lasting progressive reforms.

First Lady of the Revolution is not only a depiction of the momentous struggle to shape Costa Rica’s democratic identity; it’s also a portrayal of how a courageous woman escaped the confines of a traditional, sheltered existence to expand her horizons into a new world, and live a life she never imagined.


Upcoming Screenings:

National Broadcast – WORLD Channel

March 05, 2019 at 9:00PM EST

March 06, 2019 at 1:00AM, 9:00AM and 4:00pm EST

March 09, 2019 at 5:00AM and 11:00PM EST

March 10, 2019 at 2:00AM, 10:00AM and 6:00PM EST

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