Queen of Glory + Q&A 2022
Nana Mensah / 78 mins / English / Rating 15
Sarah Obeng, the brilliant child of Ghanaian immigrants, 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.
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with screenwriter Lorna King and management consultant Asabea Owusu, hosted by Eilidh Akilade.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Nana Mensah is an award-winning Ghanaian-American actor, writer, and director. She wrote, directed, and stars in the film Queen of Glory, for which she won Best Narrative Director at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. She stars opposite Sandra Oh in The Chair, which is currently streaming on Netflix. Other roles include Netflix’s BONDiNG and NBC’s New Amsterdam.
Photo Credit: Christine Chambers