Kuchar Archive

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

Bayou of the Blue Behemoth

The waters run deep as massive jaws chomp and bubbles burst in a world gone mad with technological delusion and prehistoric puppetry.


Beastial Comforts

I’m not the only one eating my way through this sunny travelette as several other species dig into the goodies too. As a remembrance to a dog named Clara who passed away one day after the final shot of her in this portrait, the video none-...


Mike Kuchar
2009 | 19:19

Once upon a time in the shelled carcass of a man, the Phoenix will rise and fall... and RISE and FALL!


Big Ones Hurt

The unstable earth becomes the epicenter of this videotape document which explores—in a fractured way—the relationships between the people, places, and furniture that sit atop the San Andreas Fault.


There is more than one way to get 'lost' in the woods.


A Dream of Roses

A House Wife's hum-drum world dissolves away into a thorny Passion Play of miraculous visions.


A Fatal Desire

“This melodrama, staged by me and produced with my students at the San Francisco Art Institute, follows the turbulent journey of an aspiring singer as she flees a frigid environment to heat up a tepid career. Hauling along her decrepit mom and...


A Midsummer's Nightmare

Things "go bump in broad daylight" as archetypical characters romp about in a sunny forest...doll like things and beast men.


A Poem for Summer

Dark, domestic tensions need the cleansing rays of a bright summer afternoon.