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Directed by: Pierre-Alain Meier et Alain Rozanes.

An old woman who has become rich returns to her poverty-stricken hometown and promises them millions if they will kill her ex-lover. He is one of the town's most popular citizens, but as they sink further into debt, the townspeople get desperate. VHS Format.


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Directed by: Haile Gerima.

Cast: Kofi Ghanaba, Oyafunmike Ogunlano, Alexandra Duah, Nick Medley, Mutabaruka, Afemo Omilami, Reginald Carter, Mzuri.

Sankofa, an Akan word meaning, "one must return to the past in order to move forward," is the 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"--Box. In English, Twi, and Akan with English subtitles. VHS Format.

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