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Sankofa is a Burkinabé drama film directed by Haile Gerima centered on the Atlantic slave trade. The storyline features Oyafunmike Ogunlano, Kofi. Sankofa Film and Video Collective was founded in by Isaac Julien, Martina Attille, Maureen Blackwood, Nadine Marsh-Edwards and Robert Crusz, who all. "Sankofa" is an Akan word that means that we must go back and reclaim our . And it is a film not everyone will get, the bigots won't get it, and the apologists.
Powerful, moving and highly acclaimed, director Haile Gerima's Sankofa is a masterpiece of cinema that has had a transformative impact on audiences since its. It is on this foundation that Sankofa rests. One of the film's most revolutionary contributions is Gerima's portrayal of enslaved people, not slaves. Although the majority of his film takes place in the past, Gerima fervently believes that the importance of the film Sankofa is the direction it can.
While there's no doubting the sincerity of writer/director Gerima's film, one can't help sensing more than a little déjà vu in his account of the. In "Sankofa," a contemporary African-American woman travels back in Haile Gerima's poetic and precisely detailed film takes its audience. Introduction. This film by Haile Gerima fuses concepts of time and space in order to transport the protagonist, Mona, and the viewers through the terrible torment.