Considered to be the first found footage movie, Dean Alioto’s The McPherson Tape (1989) wasn’t legitimately released at the time due to a warehouse fire, while Jungle Trap (1990) and Run Coyote Run (1987) are two lost horror projects from director James Bryan and producer-writer-star Renee Harmon.
Founded in 2009, the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) exists to preserve the legacy of genre movies, and now some of the weirdest and wildest films ever committed to celluloid have been released on Blu-ray – on the other side of the Atlantic – for the first time.
“Making movies can be MURDER!”
Mondo is excited to announce the book release of Warped & Faded: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of the American Genre Film Archive, a definitive guide to exploitation cinema, from author Lars Nilsen, and editor Kier-La Janisse, along with several genre enthusiast contributors.
“Texas became ground zero for a revolution in film exhibition.”
Arrow Video is excited to announce the December lineup of their subscription-based Arrow platform, available now in the US and Canada. Arrow boasts a selection of cult classics, hidden gems and iconic horror films, all curated by the Arrow Video team.
“Only time could change the cruelty of tradition… Only their love could survive it…”
The American Genre Film Archive, the largest non-profit genre film archive in the world, is thrilled to announce 35mm screenings of The AGFA Horror Trailer Show for Reel Film Day – an annual celebration of watching 35mm film prints in a jam-packed theater on March 5 (or 3/5).
“35mm is part of our DNA at AGFA.”
American Genre Film Archive (AGFA), the largest non-profit genre film archive and distributor in the world, is excited to announce a theatrical partnership with Full Moon Entertainment, the legendary genre film empire founded by filmmaker Charles Band.
“Full Moon is a beloved label with a huge following. AGFA is thrilled to help bring these titles to theaters as a service both to long-time Full Moon fans and fans-to-be.”
Reaching the milestone of fifteen years, Fantastic Fest blasts off with the widest selection of weird and wonderful genre films gathered from across the world to screen in Austin, TX, from September 19-26, 2019, bringing a diverse array of global filmmakers for a highly-controlled explosion of curated cinematic mayhem.