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Films By Haile Gerima

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Upcoming Events

  • 01 May
    "For Him I Will" w/filmmaker Bobby Holmes 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM

    Pre Mother's Day Event screening and conversation with filmmaker: $5.00 entrance fee
    Directed by Bobby Holmes,* this touching and compelling film, "For Him I Will," introduces three single African

  • 07 May
    Conf Rm IDOR 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

  • 07 May
    Crescent Moon Open Mic 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM

  • 08 May
    Loving Our Moms Event at Sankofa 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM

    Mother's Day Sunday, May 8, 2016 (also Howard University Graduation weekend)
    Looking for a way to say Thanks to your mother? Are you graduating and want to express your appreciation to Mom (and Dad)

  • 01 May - 08 May
  • 14 May - 21 May
  • 21 May - 22 May


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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