Syd & Lex kick off season 4 with "Queen of Glory," written by, directed by, and starring Nana Mensah. Both hosts are captivated by this story, and spend the entire review rooted for and yelling at the protagonist of the film.
Queen of Glory (2021)
Synopsis: Brainy scientist Sarah, a doctoral student at Columbia University, is weeks away from following her very married boyfriend to Ohio when her mother dies suddenly, leaving Sarah as the owner of a small but beloved Christian bookstore in the Bronx.
60sec Summary - 02:36
Message from the Hosts - 06:58
General Thoughts (Spoiler-free) - 07:42
Plot Walkthrough (Spoilers) - 10:42
Awards - 59:53
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The New Chitlin Circuit is the only podcast dedicated solely to highlighting Black, independent film. Every Monday, Syd and Lex review a Black indie, low-budget, or direct-to-tv movie. Some weeks the hosts dig into an edgy Hood-drama on Tubi. Other weeks, Syd and Lex dive into meditative, arthouse films. But every week, it's Black Indies Only.