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 1989. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1989. Show all posts

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Runaway (1989, TV Movie)










































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"Just worry about yourself." Aremis' embittered aunt tells him when he volunteers to help out handicapped kids. But Aremis is about to learn firsthand the importance of people helping each other. "They think I did it," he whispers after a gang attack leads to the death of his handicapped friend. With the police in pursuit, he slips down into the New York's subway system to hide. He quickly learns that the harsh world of the homeless is a dangerous and lonely place for a young boy and that he can't survive without the kindness of others.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Riverbend (1989)



















































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In a small Georgia town, white supremacy and black power come face to face. Major Quinton (Steve James) and his men are on the lam, running from a rigged court martial. They seek refuge in the small Georgia town of Riverbend where a cruel white sheriff (Tony Frank) is terrorizing the Black population. Bell (Margert Avery) becomes their only ally in a town on the verge of exploding. Quinton is enraged by the injustice that he sees. He mobilizes a secret army and formulates a brilliant plan. In one bold stroke, on one fateful night, the fight for freedom and human rights will be decided.