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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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Wages of Sin (1929) [Lost Film]


An Oscar Micheaux film. The tragic story of two brothers. Winston, the eldest, and J. Lee, the youngest. Sworn to take care of his younger brother at the request of his mother on her death bed. Winston soon regrets his promise. Winston hires his brother, who immediately begins to steal from the company. Winston eventually fires his brother, goes away, falls in love, returns home only to weaken and rehire his brother. J. Lee continues to ruin the company, but as usual everything ends well.

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