Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 216

Table of Content: April 2014; 6(4)

April 2014

‘‘Cutting off the shackles of bondage: Freedom, redemption and the movement back to Africa in Haile Gerima’s Sankofa’’

Haile Gerima’s Sankofa (1993) provided a good example for the study of Public History in film that is, the study of how history is presented and recreated for public consumption. In Sankofa, the running thread is the direction that the film provides for a grasp of the past in order to live with confidence in the present and plan for the future. Gerima, originally from Ethiopia, chronicles the Middle Passage and...

Author(s): Samba Diop