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Sankofa

Author: Haile GerimaKofi GhanabaOyafunmike OgunlanoAlexandra DuahNick MedleyAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Mypheduh Films, [1993?]
Series: African and African American film series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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"Sankofa, an Akan word meaning 'one must return to the past in order to move forward', is a story about the transformation of a self-possessed African-American woman sent on a spiritual journey in time to experience the pain of slavery and the discovery of her African identity"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Haile Gerima; Kofi Ghanaba; Oyafunmike Ogunlano; Alexandra Duah; Nick Medley; Negod-Gwad Productions.; Ghana. National Commission on Culture.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Mypheduh Films.
OCLC Number: 34970518
Language Note: In English, other languages with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1993.
Credits: Director of photography, Agustin Cubano ; music, David J. White.
Cast: Kofi Ghanaba, Oyafunmike Ogunlano, Alexandra Duah, Nick Medley, Mutabaruka, Afemo Omilami, Reginald Carter, Mzuri.
Description: 1 videocassette (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: African and African American film series.
Responsibility: Negod-Gwad Productions presents ; in co-production with the Ghana National Commission on Culture, Diproci of Burkina Faso, NDR/WDR Television ; in association with Channel 4 ; writer, director, editor, Haile Gerima ; produced by Haile Gerima.
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"Sankofa, an Akan word meaning 'one must return to the past in order to move forward', is a story about the transformation of a self-possessed African-American woman sent on a spiritual journey in time to experience the pain of slavery and the discovery of her African identity"--Container.

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