Sankofa (1993)

Director
Haile Gerima

Main cast
Kofi Ghanaba; Oyafunmike Ogunlano; Alexandra Duah

Genres
Drama

Description
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.


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