Sankofa (1993)

A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and psychic horrors of chattel slavery, and eventually the redemptive power of community and rebellion as she becomes a member of a freedom-seeking Maroon colony.

Director: Haile Gerima.
Stars: Kofi Ghanaba, Oyafunmike Ogunlano, Alexandra Duah, Nick Medley, Mutabaruka, Afemo Omilami, Reggie Carter, Mzuri, Jimmy Lee Savage, Hasinatu Camara, Jim Faircloth, Stanley Michelson, John A. Mason, Louise Reid, Roger Doctor.



  1. Gabrielle
    October 24, 2018

    Thank you! Very much looking forward to seeing this.

  2. Michael
    December 4, 2018

    this underrated film should have the recognition it deserves. lots of magical scenes. Thanks

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