Film Screening of 'Sankofa' at Messob Restaurant

The Ethiopian Heroes Statue Committee presents a film documenting a US family visiting Gore Island, the site where slaves were held prior to shipment to the New World. Event will be held at Messob Restaurant in Little Ethiopia.

Sunday, April 22, 2007
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Messob Restaurant
1041 S. Fairfax Ave
Little Ethiopia, on Fairfax between Olympic and Pico
Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 2007

Sankofa is a powerful movie directed by the famous Ethiopia moviemaker, Ato Haile Gerima, documenting a Black Family from the US visiting the Island of Gore in west Africa, where captured slaves used to be kept in confinement until slave ships would arrive to take them to the New World.  The film will be shown in Little Ethiopia, at Messob Restaurant 1041 S. Fairfax Ave. on Saturday and Sunday 21 & 22 April at 5:00 pm. 

Please, bring your family and friends, and be punctual. Admission $10

You are invited by The Ethiopian Heroes Statue Committee -- event proceeds go to fund a statue of Ethiopian heroes.

Metered and street parking (watch the signs in neighborhood parking).

Cost : $10

Messob Restaurant323-938-8827

Sponsor(s): , The Ethiopian Heroes Statue Committee. Information about non-ASC events is forwarded for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.