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Movies with a Mission Atlanta

Cultural Compass

Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)

Atlanta, GA

Movies with a Mission Atlanta

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Movies with a Mission Atlanta Encore Screening   more info Ended Free  

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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! YOU MUST HAVE ALREADY RSVP AND PRINTED YOUR TICKET FOR PRIORITY SEATING! STANDING ROOM ONLY WILL BE ALLOWED IF SPACE PERMITS!

Movies with a Mission are free films about Africa and the African Diaspora that seek to inform and inspire dialogue at the Ponce de Leon Library, 980 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, Atlanta.   More info visit www.sankofaspirit.com.

Encore Screening: Saturday, February 16, “Sankofa” 12:00-3:00pm (Doors open at 11:30am)

Sankofa, an Akan word meaning “One must return to the past in order to move forward”
Mona, a contemporary African American model is on a shoot at the infamous slave forts in Ghana, West Africa. Spirits lingering in the dungeons that were used to detain enslaved Africans over a century earlier possess her. She becomes Shola, “house slave” on a sugar plantation; she is in love with Shango, a rebellious field slave and she idolizes Nunu, her surrogate mother. Shola too, learns rebellion when the master advances on her one too many times. After her trials, Shola returns to the present as Mona, deeply aware of her African roots.


Educational Excursions Info Session Immediately Following Screening. Find out more www.myculturalcompass.com

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Atlanta-Fulton Public Library: Ponce de Leon Branch
980 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)


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Cultural Compass

 

Cultural Compass is your connection to Africa and the Diaspora. Our experience, passion for culture and resources will navigate you through your journey.

We specialize in domestic and international group excursions that provide cultural, educational, interactive and hands-on learning experiences.


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