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 1970s. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1970s. Show all posts

Saturday, February 5, 2022

The Kid from Left Field (1979, TV Movie)

















































Starring
Storyline
Padres owner Fred Walker (Ed McMahon) is seriously considering selling his bottom-ranked team until he hires Jackie Roberson ("JR") Cooper (Coleman) as batboy. Miraculously, the Padres are transformed into a lean, mean, winning machine and the players are convinced they've found their lucky charm. Now the Padres are winning their way to the Worl Series and it's all because of JR. But, an interfering social worker may put an end to their winning streak and JR's job if they can't stop her.

Friday, December 17, 2021

Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid (1977, TV Movie)














































Starring:
Levar Burton stars in this gripping family drama concerning a sensitive, but a hardened inner-city teenager who is spiritually revitalized after a suicide attempt. He gets a job as an assistant in a veterinarian's office, and working with all the animals begins to affect his outlook on life.