Kumina Queen

by Nyasha Laing

Nyasha Laing

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Documentary
Film Feature
New York City, New York
Imogene “Queenie” Kennedy was Jamaica’s Kumina queen, a contemporary priestess & healer. She catapulted her African spiritual practice into popular culture and international notoriety. But colonial myths around ancestral practices remain today. We tell this story to demystify and celebrate kumina.