Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess

SummerStage events presents a free screening of the documentary:

Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess
Directed by Roy T. Anderson

26 June 2016
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Betsy Head Park
Dumont Ave. & Strauss St., Brooklyn, NY

“This landmark documentary, conceived by award-winning Jamaican-born, New Jersey-based filmmaker Roy T. Anderson and history professor Harcourt T. Fuller, unearths and examines this mysterious figure, who led a band of former enslaved Africans in the rugged and remote interiors of Jamaica in their victory over the British army during the early to mid-18th century.”

Read more about the event on the City Parks Calendar.

Read more about the film in this review essay by Paul Youngquist.

 

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