FILM: Haile Gerima’s ‘Sankofa’ Revisited

Nijla Mu’min looks back at Haile Gerima's film Sankofa for Shadow and Act: "Sankofa is an Akan word meaning roughly, “We must go back and reclaim our past in order to move forward.” Haile Gerima’s cinematic rendering of this is perhaps one of his greatest filmmaking achievements. Screened as part of the UCLA L.A. Rebellion … Continue reading FILM: Haile Gerima’s ‘Sankofa’ Revisited