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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Monday, September 5, 2016

The Veiled Aristocrats (1932)




















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John Warwick (Lorenzo Tucker), left home 20 years earlier and has been "passing" as white in a town where no one knew of his background. He returns home to take his now grown sister back with him so she too can live a life as a white woman. He even goes so far as to find her a suitable white man to marry. Unfortunately, she can not get over the young black man she left back home.

Scouts Honor (1980)



















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Mrs. Bartlett gets pressured by her boss to become a Den Mother for a Cub group. Joey is one of her cubs - but tends to annoy her. However, Joey is also the most eager and attentive of her cubs and his skills come in handy. 

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Panic In Echo Park (1977)

























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A young black M.D. tries to prove that the community of Echo Park is endangered by a deadly epidemic. But he has to fight his superior in the hospital and city government who accuse him of just causing panic.