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, December 30, 2016

The Glove (1979)


Sam Kellog (John Saxon) is a modern-day bounty hunter in Los Angeles who decides to track down Victor Hale (Rosey Grier), a vicious, heavy-set ex-convict with a $20,000 bounty on his head, who is killing former prison guards with a leather-laced steel glove in revenge for them beating him with the same instrument while he was imprisoned.

Isiboshwa (1989)


The summer holidays finally arrive, and three teenage brothers head out into the wilderness for a camping trip together. Their days are spent fishing, swimming, and relaxing by their small tent on the banks of the river. But unbeknownst to the boys, they are being watched. When things start going missing from their camp, and other strange events begin to occur, the brothers begin to worry, unsure and unaware of who or what is stalking them. Eventually they manage to discover what is really happening, and together they set out on a path fraught with danger, action and drama in order to bring the culprit to justice.  

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Stigma (1972)


A knowledgeable- doctor, Calvin Crosse (Philip Michael Thomas) moves to a secluded community and soon discovers a deadly virus affecting the young town's people. What is more disturbing, is the conspiracy to protect this epidemic when he tries to cure those infected.

Rockin' With A Bullet (1984)

This film could easily be considered a blaxploitation film. It's equipped with just about everything that represented the era. It even has an original soundtrack score where there are a couple of nuggets from the sounds of 1980s RnB.

Crime lords with fancy cars, pretty women and huge bankrolls mix it up around the world. Champagne, cocaine and willing women are the rewards for fast living, but the underworld comes with risks all its own. This film is the initial offering in the series of Sugarhill films (Deadfall, Dealin' Dirty, and Retribution).

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