In brief

22 November 2019

Content - Film

A group of communications students from Villanova University received a gold medal for their documentary at this year’s Student Academy Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills. Princess Garrett and 20 other students created and produced the documentary “Sankofa,” which tells the story of two young Black men who live worlds apart, yet share so much. Marcquis Graham lives in Philadelphia and Godsway Anderson lives in Ghana, Africa. The film reveals they are both community leaders and mentors to kids in struggling neighborhoods. And there are deep, historical connections that affect their circumstances in life: colonialism and slavery. Read the full article here