Lloyd Kaufman Goes From Festival to Fascism Image

From Festival to Fascism is a short documentary detailing Lloyd Kaufman and Troma Entertainment’s unsettling experience at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.

Troma and Lloyd Kaufman have been flamboyant participants at the Cannes Film Festival since 1971. But, as the 2018 Cannes Film Festival wraps up, Lloyd Kaufman and Troma Entertainment recall their unpleasant visit to Cannes last year when festival security rolled the red carpet up, not out. They present this story of oppression and the loss of will to be weird in From Festival to Fascism on their YouTube channel.

“They must have learned this from the Sundance Film Festival!”

“I wasn’t kidding when I said, I will never go back to Fascist Cannes Film Festival. The once legitimate, pro-independent arts festival that embraced free speech and artistic expression has become just another tool for government elites, mega media conglomerates and the ‘coteries of the favored’ to dominate the art world and stomp/police out true independent art.” stated Lloyd Kaufman. “They must have learned this from the Sundance Film Festival!”

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