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 1980s. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1980s. Show all posts

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Running Scared (1986)














































Starring:
Ray and Danny (Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal) are two Chicago police detectives hot on the trail of drug kingpin Julio Gonzales (Jimmy Smits). They manage to nab the drug lord, but the bust is messy, and the two are suspended. While vacationing in Key West, Fla., they decide to retire from the police force and open up a bar. But when they return to Chicago and find out that Gonzales has been released on bail, they vow not to quit the force until the dangerous dealer is behind bars for good.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

John Henry (1986, TV Movie)



































Starring:
"On the night John Henry was born, lightning bolts shaped like nine-pound hammers filled the sky," and from that day on, John Henry was known as the extraordinary boy who became an extraordinary man. Acclaimed film actor Danny Glover stars as John Henry, the American folk hero who became the famous steel-driving man of American folklore and song.