I know everyone has had a chance to not only see Bamboozled, the winner of Tropfest 2013, but also read all of the angry articles about the transphobia and homophobia evident in the film. 266 more words
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Sydney filmmaker Matt Hardie has defended his Tropfest-winning film Bamboozled after its subject sparked some online controversy.
The short film focuses on a man who is tricked into sleeping with a guy claiming to be his post-sex change ex-girlfriend. 388 more words
Tropfest is something of an institution in Australia now. It is an annual competition of short films that pretty much anyone can enter. The winners always generate discussion and sometimes court controversy. 703 more words
Don’t watch the film. It stinks.
It might surprise everybody to know that I’m not a Tropfest-hater. I quite enjoy it. Every year, there are a few films which nail the short film format and make something enjoyable. 1,072 more words
Tropfest is one of Australia’s largest and most influential cultural events. Thousands gather across the country to celebrate Australian creativity through filmmaking each year. The competition also acts as a litmus test of what issues have dominated the Australian psyche over the previous year. 548 more words