Intro: Bret Wood on exploitation films

Aug 01, 2019

A woman smokes a joint in a still from the vintage exploitation film Marihuana: Weed with Roots in Hell

Below, Bret Wood, filmmaker and author of the new book Forbidden Fruit: The Golden Age of the Exploitation Picture, offers a brief intro to the exploitation genre during a visit to the Wexner Center for the Arts on July 6, 2019. Wood is introduced by Dave Filipi, Director of Film/Video at the Wex.

Our summer series of exploitation classics, B-Movie Mania: A Low-Budget Summer, continues through August 15. Here's the full lineup. And here's a write-up on the August screenings from The Columbus Dispatch.