The AGFA Collection

The AGFA Collection

With three volumes of AGFA films, as well as an AGFA Selects, you can probably tell that we are massive fans of the American Genre Film Archive here at ARROW.

To save you searching three places for an AGFA movie -- and to show off just how many of them we have -- AND to celebrate everything they do and how much we love them, welcome to The AGFA Collection - a singular season of all our crazy cult crackers from the Texan preservers of the legacy of genre movies.

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The AGFA Collection
  • Bat Pussy

    The citizens of Gothum City are under attack by smut filmmakers and only one hero can help! Of all places, Wikipedia sums it up perfectly: “BAT PUSSY is . . . ostensibly a spoof of the 1960s Batman TV series, has been cited as the earliest example of a pornographic parody film. Released in near-a...

  • Lady Street Fighter

    She makes the bad guys bleed! Written/produced by + starring Teutonic exploitation demigod Renee Harmon (FROZEN SCREAM, ESCAPE FROM THE INSANE ASYLUM) and directed by the legendary James Bryan (DON'T GO IN THE WOODS, JUNGLE TRAP), this is the story of Linda: a tough-as-nails karate cop on the tra...

  • The Sword and The Claw

    They took his money. They took his family. And now, they’ve taken his hands. But they can never take his revenge! Exploding from the same hallucinogenic netherworld as TURKISH STAR WARS, THE SWORD AND THE CLAW stars Turkish genre legend Cüneyt Arkin in his most iconic role. It’s CONAN THE BARBARI...

  • Take It Out In Trade

    Ed Wood: the filmmaker behind GLEN OR GLENDA and PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE, the author of hundreds of adult novels, a pallbearer at Bela Lugosi's funeral. Wood fought in the Pacific Ocean theater during WWII while wearing a bra and panties under his uniform. Basically, there will never be another h...

  • Mary Jane's Not A Virgin Anymore

    Sarah Jacobson's punk-spirited DIY films from the 1990s combine B-movie aesthetics and riot grrrl feminism, standing as a testament to the vision, determination, and raw talent of the Queen of Underground Cinema. MARY JANE'S NOT A VIRGIN ANYMORE, Jacobson's only feature film, is a vibrant and vit...

  • I Was A Teenage Serial Killer

    Sarah Jacobson's punk-spirited DIY films from the 1990s combine B-movie aesthetics and riot grrrl feminism, standing as a testament to the vision, determination, and raw talent of the Queen of Underground Cinema. I WAS A TEENAGE SERIAL KILLER, a 27-minute short, is SLACKER meets Valerie Solanas, ...

  • The Zodiac Killer

    “Disturbing and effective.” -- Michael Weldon, The Psychotronic Video Guide. The inaugural joint release from AGFA and exploitation film hall-of-famers Something Weird Video, in a 4K preservation transfer. 1971’s sanity-defying “tabloid horror” vortex THE ZODIAC KILLER balances the outrageous abs...

  • Effects

    You’ve seen a lot of horror movies. But you’ve never seen anything like EFFECTS. Cobbled together with loose change by George Romero’s friends, this is a mesmerizing D.I.Y. frightmare that no one talks about, but everyone should. A group of coked-up filmmakers -- including Tom “DAWN OF THE DEAD” ...

  • Who Killed Captain Alex?

    Welcome to Wakaliwood, Uganda: home of “DA BEST OF DA BEST MOVIES!” and the vanguards of DIY commando cinema. Under the guidance of writer/producer/director Nabwana Isaac Godfrey Geoffrey (IGG) and with producer/star Alan Ssali Hofmanis, this crack crew of self-taught filmmakers and martial arts ...

  • Bad Black

    Welcome to Wakaliwood, Uganda: home of “DA BEST OF DA BEST MOVIES!” and the vanguards of DIY commando cinema. Under the guidance of writer/producer/director Nabwana Isaac Godfrey Geoffrey (IGG) and with producer/star Alan Ssali Hofmanis, this crack crew of self-taught filmmakers and martial arts ...

  • Reefer Madness

    Reefer Madness is one of the first unintentional cinematic gutbusters, a proto-noir melodrama so preposterous it’s like a transmission from Mars. Originally an Afterschool Special for the tent revival set, a modern REEFER viewing is a hilarious romp through the American establishment’s bottomless...

  • Scary Movie

    Never legitimately distributed until this very moment, SCARY MOVIE is a joyous horror triumph starring Academy Award© nominee John Hawkes (EASTBOUND AND DOWN). On Halloween night, big-time nerd Warren (Hawkes, channeling a mix of Buster Keaton and Crispin Glover) attends a spookhouse in a small T...

  • The Violent Years

    The patron saint of sleazy American independent filmmakers for decades running, Edward D. Wood, Jr. (PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE, GLEN OR GLENDA?) was the ultimate Hollywood outsider. Across an infamous career, this tragic, iconoclastic director / screenwriter / pornographer / hellraiser mastered his...

  • Things to Come

    1976 • United States • Directed by Derek Todd

    A future dystopia dream-epic shot in San Antonio, THINGS TO COME finds Julie leaving her marriage to investigate a mysterious sci-fi cult on behalf of frustrated women everywhere. With a soundtrack that feels like it was cribbed from A CLOCKWORK ORAN...

  • The Dirty Dolls

    1973 • United States • Directed by Stu Segall

    Johnny, a psychopath, puts together a gang made up of young teenage girls to commit crimes for him. Everything is going well until one day, during a diamond robbery, the girls are forced to take two hostages and bring them back to the hideout along w...

  • She Mob

    1968 • United States • Directed by Harry Wuest

    Shot on the sweaty backroads of Dallas and Waco, SHE MOB is an underground miracle that feels like an alt-Earth FASTER PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! as realized by a young John Waters. Big Shim is the cone-bra-wearing butch leader of a wild girl gang that’s...

  • The Girl From Pussycat

    1969 • United States • Directed by Smythe David

    Shot in New York with the crude experimentation of an early Andy Warhol film, THE GIRL FROM PUSSYCAT is a fascinating outlier in the world of underground exploitation. The movie follows a girl gang of social and sexual anarchists as they have orgie...

  • Sometimes Aunt Martha Does Dreadful Things

    1971 • United States • Directed by Thomas Casey

    Dropping somewhere between PINK FLAMINGOS, BLOOD FEAST, and an episode of THE BRADY BUNCH on acid, SOMETIMES AUNT MARTHA DOES DREADFUL THINGS is a histrionic psychodrama that could only have originated in the alternate dimension known as Florida. A...

  • The Curious Dr. Humpp

    1969 • Argentina • Directed by Emilio Vieyra

    THE CURIOUS DR. HUMPP isn’t a movie -- it’s a rite of passage. Easily one of the most brainbreaking sensory overloads in exploitation history, the story follows Dr. Humpp and his army of grotesque monsters as they kidnap couples and drain their “blood...