Warped & Faded: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of AGFA
WARPED & FADED: WEIRD WEDNESDAY AND THE BIRTH OF THE AMERICAN GENRE FILM ARCHIVE
At the dawn of the century, a scrappy one-screen cinema in Austin began exhibiting exploitation and genre flicks that had quite literally been consigned to the scrap heap.
This freaky scene eventually mutated into a nonprofit archive of some global renown ...and infamy.
In honor of two decades of anarchic preservation, we present a selection of the films that lit a fire — lovingly restored by the American Genre Film Archive themselves.