The Sankofa Trilogy: Blood.Claat, Benu, & Word! Sound! Powah! by d'bi.young anitafrika/DVD

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The Sankofa Trilogy: Blood.Claat, Benu, & Word! Sound! Powah! by d'bi.young anitafrika/DVD

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Enjoy this beautifully filmed performance of Blood.Claat, Benu & Word! Sound! Powah! made by Nayani Thiyagarajah.

THE SANKOFA TRILOGY is d'bi.young anitafrika's two-time Dora Award winning premiere tryptich of solo-performance works. It features the plays Blood.Claat, Benu & Word! Sound! Powah!  It journeys through extraordinary stories of 3 generations of powerful Jamaican womxn – Mudgu Sankofa, her daughter Sekesu and her granddaughter Benu – and their resolute belief in blood, truth and r/evolution. Blood.Claat was nominated for 5 Dora Awards including Outstanding Design, Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Production.

FOUR STARS!!!! | REMARKABLE!!!! | The Toronto Star
BLOOD.CLAAT is a story about a 15 year old girl’s coming of age and how she gives and receives love through her menstrual right of passage. Dora Award winning for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Performance by a Womxn - d'bi.young anitafrika

FOUR STARS!!!! | COMPELLING!!!! | The Toronto Sun
BENU is a story about Sekesu’s motherlessness and motherhood. She transforms through the mythology of the ancient phoenix bird rising. Benu was a Critic's Pick production.

FOUR STARS!!!! | ELECTRIFYING!!!! | Now Toronto
WORD! SOUND! POWAH! is a story about the rebirth of dubpoetry and r/evolution in Jamaica through the emergence of a brilliant group of young storytellers led by Benu. Word! Sound! Powah! was a Critic's Pick production.

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