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Sankofa Video Books & Café

Special Holiday Screening of Sankofa the Movie Commemorating the 30th Anniversary

Join us at Sankofa Video, Books and Cafe for a special in-person commemoration of SANKOFA the movie. This is a special fundraiser to support the completion of Haile Gerima's next movie, BLACK LIONS - ROMAN WOLVES.

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Special Holiday Screening of Sankofa the Movie Commemorating the 30th Anniversary
Special Holiday Screening of Sankofa the Movie Commemorating the 30th Anniversary

Time & Location

Dec 30, 2023, 5:30 PM

Sankofa Video Books & Café, 2714 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

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About The Event

The evening: an immersion in black cinema

5:30 Preview of current film in Haile Gerima's editing room with offerings of wine and d’oeuvres

A Sneak Peek of clips from Haile’s latest film BLACK LIONS – ROMAN WOLVES, the most comprehensive treatment of Ethiopia’s decisive anti-colonial victory against Italy’s second invasion – from the mouths of the men and women who fought against and defeated Italian fascism.

6:45 Silent Auction: First access to rare memorabilia collection.

This auction makes available a selection from this huge collection of signed rare books, paintings from black artists, posters from films around the world, and more.

8:00 SANKOFA movie

The screening of SANKOFA, remastered version.  A conversation with filmmakers will take place following the movie.

Tickets

  • Sankofa Holiday Screening

    Includes: 5:30 Preview of current film in Haile Gerima's editing room with offerings of wine and d’oeuvres 6:45 Silent Auction: First access to rare memorabilia collection 8:00 SANKOFA movie followed by Q&A with filmmakers, Haile & Shirikiana Gerima

    $50.00

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