Great Eats DC: Sankofa Video Books & Cafe Named after the internationally acclaimed film called SANKOFA (produced by the founders) , Sankofa Video, Books & Café carries with it an expectation of quality and discovery.

Founded in 1997 by filmmaking couple, Haile and Shirikiana Gerima, Sankofa Video and Books specializes in videos and books about people of African descent around the world.

Housed inside the historic Sankofa Book Store on Georgia Ave. facing Howard University, we specialize in delicious eats, espresso made to perfection and all-fruit smoothies we have been told are the best in town. Check out our live music programming featuring some of the most promising talent from Howard music school as well as local and international artists.


Washington, DC
2714 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia
+1 (202) 234-4755
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Sankofa Video Books & Cafe
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