African Queens: Njinga - Feb 15 - AmNews Curtain Raiser


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African Queens: Njinga - Feb 15

 February 15, 2023

From Executive Producer, Jada Pinkett Smith comes a new documentary series exploring the lives of prominent and iconic African Queens. The first season will cover the life of Njinga, the complex, captivating, and fearless 17th-century warrior queen of Ndongo and Matamba, in modern-day Angola. The nation’s first female ruler, Njinga earned a reputation for her blend of political and diplomatic skill with military prowess and became an icon of resistance.

Narrated by Jada Pinkett Smith

Executive Producers: Jada Pinkett Smith, Miguel Melendez, Terence Carter, and Sahara Bushue for Westbrook Studios; Jane Root, Maxine Watson, and Ben Goold for Nutopia.

Writers: Peres Owino and NneNne Iwuji

Production Companies: Westbrook Studios, Nutopia

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