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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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The House Behind the Cedars (1927) [Lost Film]

The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Apr 04, 1925 · Page 4

The Pittsburgh Courier
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Sat, Dec 19, 1925 · Page 9

The Evening Journal
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware
Wed, Mar 25, 1925 · Page 12
Rena ( Shingzie Howard ), a beautiful mulatto woman, who passes as white, receives a proposal from an aristocratic white millionaire who has fallen in love with her. Rena accepts without revealing the secret of her racial background. Unhappy, Rena returns to her former lover, Frank Fowler, a black man, who has risen to power despite his color. She tells him that although she has fooled the public, she has not fooled herself.

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