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 Music. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Music. Show all posts

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Lackawanna Blues (2005, TV Movie)










































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In the 1950s and '60s, young Ruben Santiago Jr. (Marcus Franklin) lives in a lively boardinghouse in the blue-collar town of Lackawanna, New York, with his father (Jimmy Smits) after his parents separated. Run by the motherly Nanny Crosby (S. Epatha Merkerson) and her taciturn husband (Terrance Dashon Howard), the boardinghouse residents, including The Bandleader (Mos Def), singer Pauline (Macy Gray), and cabaret owner Dick Barrymore (Ernie Hudson), teach the young boy about life and art.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Double Platinum (1999, TV Movie)








































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After nearly two decades away from home and riding the waves of fame, Olivia (Diana Ross) returns to find her daughter Kayla (Brandy) and to reveal herself as the mother Kayla new knew. With well-places contracts and a desire to right a wrong past, Olivia helps Kayla realize her own dream of singing stardom. But their fragile mother-daughter bond is tested when Kayla's dreams of stardom become a reality. Together, they will discover that love is more powerful than ambition and family more important than fame.