queen njinga mbande


Njinga, Queen of Angola

In the 17th century, a warrior woman fights for the independence of Angola. After witnessing the murder of her son and watching her people being humiliated by Portuguese colonizers, Njinga (played by actress Lesliana Pereira) will become a Queen and struggle for the liberation of her people embodying the motto: those who stay fight to win.

This epic drama is based on the real life story of Queen Anna Njinga (c. 1583 –1663), also known as Ana de Sousa Njinga Mbande, queen of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbundu people in Angola.