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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Friday, October 14, 2016

The Brute (1920) [Lost Film]

Directed by . The story is of a beautiful and tender girl in the clutches of a shrewd gambler and boss of the underworld where the creed is "to make a woman love you, knock her down." Sam Langford, the boxer, battles against lynching in the South in this Micheaux melodrama which was shut down by Southern police. Evelyn Peer is the beautiful girl who falls into the clutches of the underworld brute.  

**This film is considered lost until notified otherwise**