World Wide Weird


The Diabolical Dr Z

Jesus Franco | Spain/France | 1966 | 86 minutes

A mad scientist’s daughter uses an exotic dancer as an instrument of revenge in this early outing from the ├╝ber-prolific Franco.

Friday, 9 October at 8.00pm

The Living Corpse (Zinda Laash)

Khwaja Sarfraz | Pakistan | 1967 | 103 minutes

Dracula goes Lollywood – with added song-and-dance numbers – in Pakistan’s first X-rated film.

Friday, 16 October at 8.00pm

Blood of the Virgins

Emilio Vieyra | Argentina | 1967 | 72 minutes

Argentinean vampire romance from the director of The Curious Dr Humpp.

Friday, 23 October at 8.00pm

Tarkan and the Blood of the Vikings

Mehmet Aslan | Turkey | 1971 | 86 minutes

Turkish comic book adaptation as Tarkan and his faithful hound Kurt take on octopus-worshipping Vikings.

Friday, 30 October at 8.00pm

For Your Height Only

Eddie Nicart | Philippines | 1981 | 93 minutes

Filipino James Bond parody starring Weng-Weng (2 feet, 9 inches tall) as Agent 003 and a Half.

Friday, 6 November at 8.00pm