"SOLID HISTORICAL MATERIAL IN A BEAUTIFULLY FILMED STORY."
- Caribbean Camera
"GROUNDBREAKING, BOLD AND TIMELY"
- Jamaica Gleaner
"I very much enjoyed the film...very professionally produced and quite comprehensive."
“Akwantu: the Journey is by far the most successful, far‐reaching and accessible work of scholarship produced by anyone…which endeavors to depict the Maroon epic”
“Well done! Totally engaging and informative.”
“Solid historical material in a beautifully filmed story.”
“A very personal story that opens up into a significant historical journey.”
“Thanks to his own heritage and considerable work, Anderson has been able to bring this important group to the attention of the wider world.”
“A unique film…quite moving. Congratulations for the determination and persistence that allowed you (Roy) to bring your dream to fruition.”
“A must see film. Meticulously researched.”
“Excellent work Roy. Huge congratulations!”
“A really engaging chronicle of a man's journey back to his lineage. Amazing facts (and footage) of Jamaica and the history of the Maroons… A must see!”
“Informative and enlightening…I could definitely use this film in the classroom as a teaching tool”
“Congratulations. Watching this film made me feel even more proud to be a Maroon.”
“Informative, moving and funny in places. Fascinating history in a personal journey.”