Kuchar Archive

Video Data Bank is proud to represent the extensive video catalogs of renowned moving image makers George and Mike Kuchar.

The Plucking of the Succulents
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George Kuchar has been invited to Francis Ford Coppola’s vineyard for a large family picnic. Walking around the property with a friend, the two look on as a team of workers picks grapes for winemaking. The visual wonder of this setting is not...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, george kuchar, nature

Reunion in Los Angeles
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In Reunion in Los Angeles, George Kuchar visits his friend, actress Virginia Giritlian. As the two drive around Beverly Hills, Kuchar is treated to the full Los Angeles experience, ranging from sitting next to the writers of ...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, george kuchar, hollywood

2000 | 06:23
Snapshots
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George Kuchar experimented with in-camera editing effects more and more in his later career, and Snapshots is no exception. Using a dizzying array of solarizations, wipes and checker board fadeouts, Kuchar creates an unstable visual...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: camp, george kuchar

Video Alumni Report #2
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In the second installment of George Kuchar’s Alumni Series, he begins with news coverage of the mudslides the month before that had resulted from the flooding documented in his Alumni Series #1. Kuchar next cleans his house in...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, george kuchar

Alumni Series #1
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In the first of George Kuchar’s Alumni Series, he braces the unusually volatile weather, contending with torrential rain and flooding on his way to visit the apartment of alumni Peter Van Langen. Van Langen will be remembered for his...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, george kuchar

Billion Dollar Bimbo: A Musical
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Billion Dollar Bimbo: A Musical is a story of a young Hollywood actress’s psychological roller coaster ride through loss and redemption. One day on set the actress witnesses her mother collapse in the middle of shooting. Thinking her...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: camp, george kuchar

Rotten Apples
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In Rotten Apples, George Kuchar explores the themes of life, lust, decay and death, all through the act of grinding apples for cider. As Kuchar walks around an orchard with his friends in an attempt to enjoy the natural beauty of their...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: environment, george kuchar, nature

1986 | 36:31
Xmas 1986
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In Xmas 1986, George Kuchar’s mother Stella has come to stay with him for the holidays. After a series of dinners with friends, Stella’s repeated discussions about her shingles and Kuchar’s ominous film-noirish narration, Kuchar rescues...

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: diary, family, george kuchar

2013 | 10:00
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...They'd rather climb to the stars, than give their souls to a soulless world.

 

Collection: Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: camp