International Narrative Feature CompetitionAP

Queen of Glory

USA202178minColorFiction

Sarah, a Ghanaian immigrant who is preparing to move to Ohio to follow the man she loves, suddenly learns that her long-lost mother has passed away. Sarah suddenly has to take over the Christian bookstore her mother left her. While preparing the funeral for it to be held in Ghanaian tradition, Sarah tries to sell the bookstore. However, after meeting her Ghanaian relatives and bookstore clerk Pitt, nothing seems to go according to what Sarah planned. ///Queen of Glory/// follows the classic story of a second-generation immigrant who is confused about her identity and experiences clashes with her parents’ generation. The film also depicts the clash between her mother’s closely-knit community of immigrants with the city culture Sarah is accustomed to. This clash sometimes evokes laughter and empathy and at other times inspires Sarah to change and helps her to mourn her mother's death. Director Nana Mensah wrote the screenplay for the film and played the main character, Sarah.

2021 Tribeca Film Festival (상)
Nana MENSAH
Nana Mensah is a Ghanaian-American writer, director, producer, and actress. marks Mensah's directorial feature debut. Mensah starred in the film, which she also wrote, produced, and directed. Mensah appears in a series regular role opposite Sandra Oh and Bob Balaban in Netflix’s six-episode half hour comedy series .
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