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Sankofa 1993

  • Haile Gerima
  • May 28, 1993
  • 124 mins
  • English
  • Drama
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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