• 1994
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, Historical

By choosing to tell a relatively small story about slavery in the Americas, Ethiopian writer-director Haile Gerima is perhaps better able to evoke slavery's horrors than the makers of grand epics like television's "Roots." SANKOFA succeeds, on both a personal and a political level, because of the immediacy with which it conveys human suffering. In more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Producer (1 Credit)
Co-Producer (1 Credit)
Shirikiana Aina
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Augustin Cubano
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
David J. White
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Kerry Marshall
Costumes (1 Credit)
Tracey White
Sound (2 Credits)
Charles Dixon
Yassala B. Sessouma
Make Up (2 Credits)
Vincentia Akwetey

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