19th June 2013

TROMADANCE DETROIT: Free Independent Film, Art, and Performance Festival, June 22nd!

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TromaDance Detroit, Michigan’s only free independent film festival, is coming to the Tangent Gallery on Saturday, June 22, from 2PM-2AM. The TromaDance film festival in Asbury Park New Jersey, is dedicated to advancing independent art worldwide “Congratulations to Mike Hartman and all the TromaDance Detroit volunteers for spreading the TromaDance message that art should be shared” said Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of TromaDance, now in its 14th year. The movement continues with TromaDance Film Festivals in New Mexico, Canada, the UK, and now Detroit.

TromaDance is the first film festival wholeheartedly devoted to filmmakers and fans. There is no fee for filmmakers to submit a film. Entrance to all screenings is free and open to the public. Films, panels, and parties are open to one and all. The organizers of TromaDance believe films are meant to be seen, especially the work of new filmmakers. Art, in all its forms, is for the people!

Founded by Michigan filmmakers, Mike Hartman (President of Silver Bullet Pictures) and Terence Cover, TromaDance Detroit offers a full day of incredible independent cinema, art, and performance from around the world. The festival will take place on June 22 at the Tangent Gallery in Detroit. Featuring over 13 hours of programming, the festival includes 2 feature films and over 20 short subjects. Highlights from the festival include the feature length films PROBLEM SOLVING THE REPUBLIC, AND I.B.S. TromaDance Detroit will feature a gallery of 2D and 3D art by local artists, and a performance schedule that includes burlesque and trapeze artists, comedians, and an after party featuring Apocalypse Theatre.

Mike Hartman, Terence Cover, and Lloyd Kaufman have all dedicated their lives to the advancement of independent art. Their most recent collaborations have been the feature films HEAVY MENTAL, and BLOOD ORGY AT BEAVER LAKE .

A complete TromaDance Detroit schedule and film trailers can be found at at

Lloyd Kaufman is available for press interviews.

TromaDance Detroit
When: Sat. June 22, 2013.
Doors open at 2pm show ends at 2am
Where: The Tangent Gallery 715 EAST MILWAUKEE, DETROIT, MI 48202
Admission: $0 Free!

To learn more about TromaDance Detroit please contact:

Mike Hartman, TromaDance Detroit Director
1302 Irving Ave. Suite 104 Royal Oak, Mi 48067
Office: (248) 850-3774
Cell: (586)-596-9489
[email protected]

TromaDance Detroit Schedule:

2:00pm Meet and greet with filmmakers and artists
3:00pm Short Film Block #1 (13 films)
4:45pm Montag & Marbles (Skit Comedy)
5:00pm Mondo Schlocko (25min)
5:30pm Feature Film: I.B.S
6:45pm Burlesque show featuring Sadie Sparkles
7:00pm Short Film Block #2 (11 films)
8:45pm Trapeze artist Lorelei Skye
9:00pm Feature Film: Problem Solving the Republic
10:30pm after party begins
12:00am Apocalypse Theatre
2:00am Close

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