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, January 12, 2012

Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)


Dennis Brown (Lawrence Gilliard Jr.) is a young man living in poverty and struggling to deal with the plights of the Brooklyn ghetto. After many nights of listening to his father abuse his mother in a drunken rage, he decides to improve his situation by earning money by robbing a local drug dealer. The stolen briefcase is filled with thousands of dollars in cash, but things take a turn for the worse when the dealer and his henchmen track Dennis down.