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Haile Gerima

Lovia Gyarkye: 10 Arts and Culture Favorites From 2021

A harrowing one-woman show, the second season of a swoony HBO Max rom-com, a rediscovered film from an Ethiopian auteur and a painfully funny Instagram account are among picks by THR’s arts and culture critic.

Critic’s Notebook: Delving Into the Languages of Haile Gerima’s Revered ‘Sankofa’

Memories of my childhood buzz with the sounds of my mother’s voice, calling me in her mother’s tongue. Adwoa, she cried from the bedroom when she wanted to summon me. Maame adwoa, she cooed when I, distraught for one reason or another, needed comforting. Adowa, she warned, usually in public, when she sensed mischief on […]