The Troma Team is proud to announce that the 16th ALL FREE Tromadance Film Festival will take place on July 23 and 24, 2015, at The Paper Box in Brooklyn, NY. As they have for 16 years, true cinephiles can shed their stressful workaday troubles and celebrate, en masse, the wonder that is genuine independent cinema!
The Toxic Avenger polishes his garments for Tromadance’s night premiere.
According to Wikipedia “The idea for TromaDance was developed by Troma president Lloyd Kaufman, who got the idea from South Park co-creator Trey Parker (whose debut film, Cannibal! The Musical, was distributed by Troma). Feeling that Sundance had become too “Hollywood” by charging film-makers high fees to entry his movies, showing multi-million-dollar “independent” movies and practicing an elitist structure and film selection process, Parker urged Kaufman to create his own film festival that was the direct independent opposite of Sundance, one that was completely FREE! and focused on independently produced film that was made without the Hollywood system in order to give first-time filmmakers a chance at getting their work seen. Read more…
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