Queen of Glory

  • Nana Mensah
  • US
  • 2021
  • 78'

Sarah (Nana Mensah) is a Ghanaian-American about to abandon her doctoral studies to follow her married lover to Ohio. Just before she leaves, Sarah’s mother dies, leaving her a small Christian bookstore in the Bronx. As she tries to organize a funeral befitting the family matriarch and decide what to do with the bookshop, Sarah must juggle the expectations of her quirky family and the reappearance of her estranged father. Queen of Glory (Tribeca – Best Director) is a charming dramedy about the immigrant experience, the relationship with one’s own heritage and the ties that can both strengthen and hold us back.


Subtitles: EN, HR


Nana Mensah

Actor, writer, and director. Her acting credits include Netflix’s Bonding, NBC’s New Amsterdam, and the recent Netflix series The Chair, starring Sandra Oh. She has written on shows for Amazon, HBO, and Netflix, as well as original pilots. In 2021, she directed and wrote her debut feature, Queen of Glory, in which she also stars.

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Festivals & Awards
Tribeca Film Festival 2021 – Best New Narrative Director; Warsaw Film Festival 2021; BFI London Film Festival 2021; Reykjavik Int'l Film Festival 2021; Vancouver Int'l Film Festival 2021; Melbourne Int'l Film Festival 2021

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