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2014 TromaDance Film Festival: Official Lineup

By Mike Everleth ⋅ June 23, 2014

New York City skyline logo for TromaDance Film Festival

To mix things up for its 15th annual edition, the TromaDance film festival has moved! (Yet again.) This year, the grotesque festivities will take place on June 27-28 at The Paper Box art space in Brooklyn, NY and will include loads of short films and four features.

The features are: Drew Bolduc’s hotly anticipated Science Team, the follow-up to his masterful exercise in offensiveness, The Taint; the acclaimed penile documentary The Final Member by Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math; Olivier Beguin’s new twist on vampirism, Chimeres; and the fighting cannibal action of Evil Feed by Ray Smith.

The short films include international offensiveness and gore from such far-flung places as Italy, Belgium, Estonia, Australia and, of course, the good ol’ U.S. of A.

The full TromaDance lineup is below. For more info, please visit the fest’s official website.

June 27

5:30 p.m.: “Short Films Block 1”
The Bachelorette Party, dir. Micah Vassau
Deadly Coitus, dir. Corrado Adamo
Toy Apocalypse, dir. Bryce Lin Williams
Morning Wood, dir. Justin Morales
Friday Night Blood Ritual, dir. Kevin Hicks
Hard Block Life, dir. Avi Ezor
Paperboy 3: The Hard Way, dir. Justin Silverman

6:30 p.m.: “Short Films Block 2”
[Punchline], dir. Jackson Birnbaum
Mommy, dir. J.P. Hoffman
Ike Interviews God, dir. Eli Sapiro
Martyr, dir. Jeff Stewart
Stroke of the Devil, dir. Rob Kasel
The Stall, dir. Mike Lombardo
Swirly, dir. Roy Frumkes

8:00 p.m.: Science Team, dir. Drew Bolduc. An ordinary guy visiting his mother gets caught up in an intergalactic war being fought between a telepathic space alien and an obscure government agency hellbent on eliminating all alien life.

June 28

12:00 p.m.: “Short Films Block 3”
Behind the Bush, dir. Yoann Luis
Blood Trail, dir. Irina Prokhorenko
Hogar, Hogar (Home, Home), dir. Ben Gordon
Un Homme Bien, dir. Steve De Roover

1:30 p.m.: “Short Films Block 4”
Y luego es de Noche una ves mas, dir. Paolo Rollo
Democracia, dir. Borja Cobeaga
Hearts in Vain, dir. Edina Csullog
Mona, dir. Alexis Barbosa
The Hunter, dir. Marieka Walsh

2:30 p.m.: The Final Member, dir. Jonah Bekhor & Zach Math. This documentary follows a museum curator’s quest to acquire his most challenging object yet.

3:45 p.m.: “Short Films Block 5”
Rumblecon, dir. Seager Dixon
Hurricane Boy Fyt, dir. Ara Ball
From the Darkness Theatre, dir. Michael Viers
Fondue, dir. Torin Langen
Tigertooth, dir. Vincent Cretara
Ghost Tank 2, dir. John Goras
Alfred Alfer, dir. Emily Youcis

5:00 p.m.: “Q&A with Emily Youcis” (Animator and member Newgrounds Creative Community)

5:15 p.m.: Chimeres, dir. Olivier Beguin. While visiting with his girlfriend in Romania, a man becomes convinced that his blood has been poisoned.

6:30 p.m.: “Short Films Block 6”
Christmas Eve Pet Massacre, dir. Daniel Whidden
Encarna Vivi (Fresh Flesh), dir. Maria Sanchez Teston
All You Can Eat, dir. Tommy Groth
Play Dead Grandpa, dir. Stefan Fernandez
Colera, dir. Arits Moreno
Nightsatan and the Loops of Doom, dir. Chrzu

8:00 p.m.: Evil Feed, dir. Ray Smith. A restaurant owner forces professional fighters to battle each other to the death, then serves the losers to his hungry patrons.

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