Biography: Roy T. Anderson is writer, director and producer of the award-winning film Akwantu: the Journey (Action 4 Reel Flimworks, 2012), on the history of the Jamaican Maroons. Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess, Roy’s sophomore film, expands on the story of the New World’s first successful freedom fighters by shedding light on one of the leading figures in that struggle. Roy is a veteran movie and television stuntman/stunt coordinator and world record holder. He’s doubled for such Hollywood stars as Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, and Morgan Freeman; accumulating more than 400 production credits in the process, working on such hits as: Men in Black 3, The Dark Knight Rises, Spiderman 2, Bourne Ultimatum, American Gangster, the Oscar-nominated Wolf of Wall Street; and top rated TV series Blue Bloods, Person of Interest, Elementary, and Gotham. While continuing his stunt work, Anderson has flipped the script to direct his second film project; a one-hour documentary on Jamaica’s only female National Heroine – Nanny of the Maroons.
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess (2016)
Akwantu: the Journey (2012)
Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess (2015)