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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Showing posts with label 1940s. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1940s. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Caravan (1942, Soundie)
















Starring:
Storyline
The Mills Brothers perform "Caravan" with a variety of dancers with cutting-edge moves of their time.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Sandin' Joe (1945, Soundie)











Starring:
  • Dallas Bartley & His Band 
Storyline
Dallas Bartley and his band perform "Sandin' Joe."

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

The Joint Is Jumpin' (1941, Soundie)














Starring:
Fats Waller and his band perform "This Joint Is Jumpin'" (1941).

Monday, May 31, 2021

Air Mail Special(1941, Soundie)















Starring:
Storyline
Count Basie and his Orchestra performs "Air Mail Special."