The drama led documentary series presents history’s most iconic female fighters.
Each extraordinary tale of blood, sacrifice and endurance centres on the life of one young woman warrior caught up in the bloody struggles of her time.
The all-female Agooji regiments were the terrifying elite force of the Kingdom of Dahomey that was feared for its slave raids in West Africa.
We recreate the life of young recruit Sukeoun who fights French colonial forces.
Epic Warrior Women Series
- Epic Warrior Women: Amazons (2018).
- Epic Warrior Women: Gladiatrix (2018).
- Epic Warrior Women: Africa’s Amazons (2018).
- Epic Warrior Women: Vikings (2019).
Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): John Wate.
- Producer(s): Richard Melman, Sebastian Peiter, Sorel Agbodemakou, Peter Busuttil, Emily Davis, Jeanne Paule De Souza, Tim Dunn, Naryn Igilik, Christian Lambert, Svetlana Palmer, Paul Parker, and Arlesienne Sovi.
- Writer(s): Sebastian Peiter.
- Music: John Leo Dutton, Josh Heineman, and Glenn Keiles.
- Cinematography: John Wate.
- Editor(s): Mark Elliott, Paul Jagger, Lee Sutton, and Sion Roberts.
- Production: Compact Media Group, Malta Film Commission, ORF Universum, Planete +, Smithsonian Channel, The Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Urban Canyons, Viasat World, and ZDF (II).
- Distributor(s): Urban Canyons.
- Release Date: 02 April 2018.
- Running Time: 153 minutes (total running time).
- Country: US.
- Language: English.