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Double Feature | Year 13 (2021)
Another look at exploitation. Newcomer William Grefé meets returning champion Herschell Gordon Lewis. How does southern-fried exploitation film feel after America’s 2020 swing back toward democracy? A look at the broader themes themes of revenge, violence, and the horror of the unknown. Low-budget, lurid films depicting controversial or taboo subjects. Popular with audiences looking for a cheap thrill. The history and significance of southern exploitation films. Lasting influence on popular culture.
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Released: July 1977
Runtime: 95 min | IMDB | Wikipedia
Director: William Grefé
Writer: William Grefé
Starring: Christopher George, Preston Pierce, Roberta Collins
Bill, Dan, Diana and Jamie, four motorcyclists who arrived at Whiskey Mountain for a treasure hunt, are terrorized in the woods by a gang of murderous hillbilly drug dealers.
Two Thousand Maniacs
Released: March 20, 1964
Runtime: 83 min | IMDB | Wikipedia
Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Writer: Herschell Gordon Lewis
Starring: Connie Mason, William Kerwin, Jeffrey Allen
Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.