• Director-Screenwriter

    Nana Mensah

  • With

    Nana Mensah, Meeko Gattuso, Oberon K A Adjepong

  • USA 2021. 78min

  • Sales

    Magnolia

  • Language

    English

This film’s BFI Player premiere is scheduled for the time listed above. You have 24 hours to start watching and 4 hours to complete the film once you’ve started. Tickets can be booked until the end time listed above (subject to availability).

Sarah Obeng (Nana Mensah) has a perfect(ish) life. She’s studying for her PhD, and her married boyfriend has nearly broken things off with his wife. But when her mother suddenly dies, Sarah’s shocked to discover that she’s inherited her Christian bookshop, and she soon finds herself back in her childhood home in the Bronx. As Sarah struggles with funeral arrangements (for both a ‘white people funeral’ and traditional Ghanaian ceremony) and tries to get rid of the shop, she begins to re-evaluate her life. In doing so, she regains a connection to her culture. With a cast of supporting characters, including weed brownie-baking ex-cons and English-football-loving uncles, Queen of Glory is a hilarious and touching film that breathes new life into the tropes of millennial comedy.

Grace Barber-Plentie

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Access information

The BFI Player screening on Sunday 10 October will be presented with an audio-description soundtrack for customers who are blind or partially-sighted, and will have optional closed captions for customers who are D/deaf or hard of hearing.

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