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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Thursday, December 8, 2011

School Daze (1988)


  • Spike Lee
  • Laurence "Larry" Fishburne
  • Giancarlo Esposito
  • Tisha Campbell
  • Ossie Davis
  • Joe Seneca
  • Art Evans
  • Ellen Holly
  • Branford Marsalis
  • Bill Nunn
  • Kadeem Hardison
  • Darryl M. Bell
  • Joie Lee
  • Tyra Ferrell
  • Jasmine Guy
  • Gregg Burge
  • Kasi Lemmons
  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • Phyllis Hyman
  • James Bond III
Director/writer/star Lee's second outing is a rambunctious comedy (with a message, of course) set at an African-American college in the South. Skimpy plot revolves around the college's homecoming weekend and conflict among frats and sororities and African-Americans who would lose their racial identity and others who assert it. Entertaining and thought provoking. A glimpse at Lee's "promise," fulfilled in "Do the Right Thing."