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Films By Haile Gerima

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Upcoming Events

  • 03 Jul
    Fikru Debebe All Day

    Imperial Ethiopian Airforce 1922-1960

    About the Author:
    Fikru Debebe was a Captain in the Ethiopian Airforce and is currently a medical journalist. He graduated from Addis Ababa University

  • 04 Jul
    Conf Rm IDOR Rasta Study Group 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Iniversal Development of Rasafari study group.

  • 04 Jul
    Crescent Moon Open Mic 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Open mic, first Saturday of every month. No cover charge.

  • 07 Jul
    Conf Rm UAS Scuba Class 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Underwater Adventure Seekers class (Black diving club).

  • 03 Jul - 07 Jul
  • 07 Jul - 11 Jul
  • 12 Jul - 14 Jul


Named after the internationally acclaimed film called SANKOFA (produced by the founders). It's symbol, the Sankofa Bird, looks backward with the egg of the future in her beak, constantly checking as she moves into the future. Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe hopes to be a place where thoughtful consideration of the past and future can take place via books and videos and programming that encourage reflection, particularly generated by works by and about people of African Descent. Read More


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