United States 2021 73 min Original version with German subtitles
Script: Nana Mensah, DoP: Cybel Martin, Editor: Cooper Troxel, Production: Cape Coast Media, Recurring Dreams, Producers: Jamund Washington, Kelley Robins Hicks, Baff Akoto, Cast: Nana Mensah, Meeko Gattuso, Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Adam Leon, Russell G. Jones, Anya Migdal
Ghanaian-American Sarah is all set to abandon her Ivy League doctoral
program to follow her married lover across the country when her mother dies suddenly and makes her the owner of a neighborhood bookshop in the Bronx. QUEEN OF GLORY is the story of Sarah Obeng, the brilliant child of Ghanaian immigrants, who is quitting her Ivy League PhD program to follow her married lover to Ohio. When her mother dies suddenly, she bequeaths her daughter a Christian bookstore in the Pelham Parkway section of the Bronx where Sarah was raised. A follow-up on the classic immigrant’s tale, QUEEN OF GLORY provokes laughter and empathy, as its heroine is reborn through her inheritance.
Nana Mensah is a Ghanaian-American writer, director, producer and actress. She stars in her directorial debut, QUEEN OF GLORY, which she also wrote and produced. It premiered in the U.S. Narrative Competition lineup at the Tribeca Film Festival 2021 as a part of their Juneteenth programming. Furthermore, she co-wrote and co-stared several series on HBO, Netflix and Amazon.
Filmography: 2021 QUEEN OF GLORY
Magnolia Pictures International