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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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

New Jersey Drive (1995)


Jason (Sharron Corley) and Midget (Gabriel Casseus) are two teenagers living the in the projects of Newark, New Jersey, which at the time was considered the car theft capital of the world. Jason and his neighborhood friends would steal cars and take them for joyrides to pass time; excepts one of the friends stole a local policeman's car who now has a vendetta for the thieves. In efforts to survive the projects, Midget discovers he can make cash from the cars they steal, but the constant trailing of the police and the teenagers inability to not stay out of trouble keeps Jason constantly on the run from the law, the projects, and himself.