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Films By Haile Gerima

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Upcoming Events

  • 19 Apr
    Yes I Can Read 2! children's literacy program 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM

    The workshop, "How to Look at Traditional African Art" is geared towards youth but adults can participate and benefit as well. An art activity will be included at the end.

  • 24 Apr
    07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Join Howard University’s all-female vocal ensemble SaaSY at the locally renowned Sankofa Cafe during it’s Tuesday Night Jazz Series.

  • 25 Apr
    Conf Rm IDOR Rasta Study Group 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Iniversal Development of Rasafari study group.


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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We are located across the street from the Howard Business School, minutes away from the historic U Street and Shaw neighborhoods.

2714 Georgia Ave
Washington DC 20001


We are located about .8 miles, equidistant from Petworth, U Street, Columbia Heights and Shaw-Howard stations. 70 & 79 buses offer convenient stops nearby.

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