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Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess

Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess

Queen Nanny documents the incredible resistance movement of the Jamaican Maroons, led by the legendary, indomitable 18th century Jamaican Maroon Chieftainess. From her role as spiritual leader, skilled in the use of herbs and guerilla warfare tactics, to her formidable mountain stronghold against the English at Stony River, this unprecedented film delves into the mystery of one of the most celebrated, but least recognised heroines in the resistance history of the New World.

Title:

Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess

Director(s):

Roy T. Anderson

Year of Release:

2015

Region:

Jamaica/US

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Medium Length Documentary

Runtime:

59 minutes

Rating:

PG-13

Showtimes:

Fri 23 Sept, 2.30pm, UWI Film Programme, Q+A
Thu 22 Sept, 2.00pm, COSTAATT San Fernando
Sat 24 Sept, 1pm, MovieTowne Tobago, Sponsored by The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago (NGC)
Sat 24 Sept, 3.30pm, MovieTowne POS Screen 8, Q+A

T+T Premiere


About the Director(s):

Roy T. Anderson

Roy T. Anderson

Roy T. Anderson is writer, director and producer of the award-winning film Akwantu: The Journey (2012), on the history of the Jamaican Maroons.  Roy is a veteran movie and television stuntman/stunt coordinator and second unit director. During his stellar career he’s performed stunts for Hollywood stars like Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, and Morgan Freeman among others.

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