NJINGA, QUEEN OF ANGOLA is a big screen production on the history of one of the most important female figures of Africa, in the year UNESCO celebrates the 350th anniversary of her death.
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 will become a Queen and struggle for their liberation embodying the motto: “those who stay fight to win.”
An exciting journey through the history of Angola, which brings you to the seventeenth century to know the life of a woman fearlessly fight. This is what the new big production of Semba Communication proposes. On November 8, 2013 the movie “Njinga – Queen of Angola” had its premiere in Luanda foyer, a night entitled to special guests. The November 29 marked the debut expected also in Luanda, after following his tour of the theaters on tour with that reached different Angolan provinces like Kwanza Norte, Malanje, Benguela and Namibe. Were thus the first steps of this film that takes the important history of Angola to the big screen.
It all started with a successful it should be noted that, after conquering viewers in theaters, the route of “Njinga – Queen of Angola” film will bet on television. This is also a mini-series of five episodes, issued in 2014 in the Angolan public channel, TPA. ‘s story begins in 1617, the year when the king dies Kilwanji, father Njinga. It is then that she, a warrior, defends during the 40 years independence of Ndongo and Matamba. When he sees his son being murdered and her brother humiliated by the Portuguese colonizers, Njinga liberation struggle of mbundo and embodies the motto “Those who stay fight to win.” After nearly four decades of struggle she finally manages to make peace with the Portuguese, who recognize it as the true sovereign of Matamba and Ndongo.
In a world of men, a woman becomes queen.
Playing as the protagonist can see the beautiful Lesliana Pereira, who has received the crown of Miss Angola and currently is television presenter. As she joins a cast of luxury that helps make real this great odyssey, with names like Erica Chissapa, Ana Santos, Silvio Nascimento, Michael Hurst, Jaime Sergio Joachim and Orlando. This is written by Joana Jorge project, produced by Coréon Dú, and Renato Neto Sergio Freitas and execution of Sergio Graciano. ‘s film series and thus depict a part of Angola’s history that can not be forgotten. Fight for honor, power, betrayals, a bet Semba already won the public. Remember that Njinga Mbandi was considered by UNESCO one of the 25 most important female figures in the history of Africa, was with “Windeck” that Semba Communication started its strong commitment to domestic fiction, a novel that won the Angolan public immediately.
Debuted in Angola on 19 August 2012 and proved a success of audiences. Besides having already conquered audiences in Africa and Portugal and prepare to reach new territories greatest proof of the recognition of “Windeck” is a prestigious nomination for the International Emmy for Best Telenovela. With a plot full of intrigue, drama, humor and glamor, cast reflection on the choices we all have to do to achieve our goals in life.
Semba Since 2008 expands its area of audiovisual production, developing television products as trade marks reference by the public. He participated in his first draft fiction in 2010 with the Direct Flight series (a co-production with SP Television for RTP, also issued in TPA International and Channel 2 of the Public Television of Angola channels). “Windeck” was the first soap opera with Semba brand, followed that with “Njinga – Queen of Angola” their contribution to enriching the landscape of fiction, and for the continued growth of the Angolan television industry.
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