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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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Ebony Parade (1947) [Lost Film]


Mantan Moreland host a series of filmed footage of musical variety type from the period.

**This film is considered lost until notified otherwise. However, since the film consisted of archival footage some of the soundies may appear sporadically. **

Soundies Identified:
The Jubalaires - Brother Bill (1945)
The Mills Brothers - Paper Doll (1942, featuring Dorothy Dandridge)