Weirdo Video Rare & authentic films of cultural, historical, and ironical significance.

Modern Czechoslovakia

1970's

Modern Czechoslovakia

Modern Czechoslovakia - 1970's

To the tune of Mozart’s A Little Night Music, we take a tour through the height of modernity in early 1970’s Central Europe. This observational documentary about electricity and technology is quite artfully shot for an industrial film. A look at how modern Prague appeared in the early 1970’s.  

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The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness

1970's

The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness

The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness - 1970's

Narrated by Paul Newman, The Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness is an unflinching, no-nonsense look at the opium trade – where it happens, how it is transported, and it’s ultimate effects on the world community. With footage direct from the fields of Afghanistan to the streets of our communities, the reach and power of the […]

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The Veldt

1970's

The Veldt

The Veldt - 1970's

The Hadley family lives in an automated house called “The Happylife Home,” filled with machines that do every task. The two children, Peter and Wendy, become fascinated with the “nursery,” a virtual reality room able to reproduce any place they imagine.

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Tom Waits: Pasties and a G-String

1930's

Tom Waits: Pasties and a G-String

Tom Waits: Pasties and a G-String (At the Two O’Clock Club) – 1976

And now for something completely different … Enjoy Weirdo Video’s interpretation of Tom Waits’ “Pasties and a G-String (At the Two O’Clock Club)” from his 1976 classic album Small Change. Inspired by Waits’ Bukowski-infused lowlife lyrics, our editors have strung together authentic footage from actual vintage girlie films and real burlesque shows, evoking the whimsically […]

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Art Is …

1970's

Art Is …

Art Is ... - 1971

“Art is … ” produced in 1971 by the Associated Councils of the Arts is a documentary that delves into the real meaning of art. What is art? There are many ways to express it, many ways to define it, and no single answer. Ask the artist or a person on the street. We each […]

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