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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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Penitentiary II (1982)


























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Boxer "Too Sweet" Gordone (Leon Isaac Kennedy) tries keeping his nose clean after being paroled from prison. He could box, but he doesn't want to go back to that life. He works as a deliveryman instead, and starts seeing his old girlfriend, Clarisse (Eugenia Wright). But a psychotic criminal, Half Dead (Ernie Hudson), who was Gordone's enemy in prison, breaks out and kills Clarisse as payback. The murder forces Gordone back into the ring, and he is desperate to get revenge against Half Dead.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Penitentiary (1979)


























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Storyline
Hitchhiker Martel "Too Sweet" Gordone (Leon Isaac Kennedy) gets a lift from prostitute Linda (Hazel Spears) in her van and travels with her to meet her clients. After a fight breaks out with the men, Gordone is knocked unconscious and awakens to find he has been wrongly charged with murder. As a way to protect himself in prison, Gordone starts fighting other inmates. This leads him to discover an underground boxing tournament, with the top prize being a prison release.

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