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, June 18, 2021

Yamekraw (1930)

A picturization of a jazz symphony. This short is an impressionistic expression of the moods and emotions of the Negro. A vignette of black life. The dilemma surrounding the move from country to city, leaving the security of the known for the uncertain promise of opportunity ahead.