The mission of The Department of Afro-American Research Arts and Culture to identify the global significance of the creative contributions pioneered by an international diaspora of Blackness
The Department of Afro American Research, Arts, and Culture's Archive is a subdivision of DAARAC that digitally preserves Afro American films. On this website, you may browse our archive that consists of film posters, screenshots, and movie synopsis. All information provided here is for research and reference purposes. We do not host full-length films on this website.

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Monday, June 21, 2021

Mills Blue Rhythm Band (1933)

























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Lively music, hot singing, and fast dancing make this a very entertaining subject of its kind. After a higher club introduction, Hamtree Harrington takes the gang up to his Harlem penthouse apartment for a rent party, and several more numbers are put on there.

That's the Spirit (1933)
























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Moreland and Miller are nightmen easily terrorized by "ghostly" happenings. La Redd and the Washboard Serenaders provide the song and dancer numbers. Sissle and his band play "Tiger Rug" and "St. Louis Blues."

Saturday, June 19, 2021

King for a Day (1934)






























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Bill refused a job in a show that is rehearsing, shoot dice with the producer — using two buckets the latter gave him. After the production opens and is going great, the ex-owner comes around looking for a handout, and in turn, he rolls them with Bill until he gets his show back. In between these incidents are some dancing and singing specialties.