Black Folks Make Movies presents - Sankofa (1993)

  • The Mini Microcinema 1329 Main Street Cincinnati, OH, 45202 United States

Doors at 7:00 PM ... Screening at 7:30 PM
@ The Mini - 1329 Main St.

Black Folks Make Movies presents Sankofa (1993), a film by Haile Gerima. 

The film is named for an Akan word that means, “one must return to the past in order to move forward.” 


"In “Sankofa,” a contemporary African-American woman travels back in time and experiences slavery. Haile Gerima’s poetic and precisely detailed film takes its audience into its heroine’s life and mind as her moral sense is challenged and changed. No viewer can avoid the discomforting questions the film so eloquently raises." - The New York Times


BLACK FOLKS MAKE MOVIES (BFMM) is dedicated to the celebration and examination of Black American film from its inception in 1910 to the present. Keep a look out for BFMM’s upcoming FADE2BLACK Film Festival. Pam Thomas of BFMM in attendance!