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, March 28, 2020

When Hell Freezes Over, I'll Skate (1979, TV Movie)








































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This lively, spirit-lifting musical celebrates the sheer joy and survival of black music, song, and poetry since the days of America's Civil War. With utter grace and ease, the gifted eight-member singing ensemble glides from gospel to disco and from slave quarter sermons to contemporary black poetry.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Love Is Not a Game (1971) [Original Title: Vill så gärna tro]















































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A white airline stewardess, Lillemor (Christina Schollin), falls in love with her Black American ballet teacher, Robert (Johnny Nash). However, the head instructor, Rita (Catrin Westerland), misinterpreted her relationship with Robert as something more than just friends as she becomes envious of Lillemor and Robert's bond together. With Robert's and Lillemor's romantic relationship becoming more serious, they encounter jealousy and prejudice, which makes the couple strive through various trials and tribulations.

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