6th Annual Coney Island Film Festival Click here for the official website.
The 6th Annual Coney Island Film Festival takes place this weekend October 6-8. Films, panels, legendary opening night party, beer, special events, industry reps, q+a's with the filmmakers, a walking tour of Coney Island film locations, an awards ceremony, live sideshow acts, live burlesque, historic New York, amusements, rides, hot dogs, the beach, AFFORDABLE SCREENINGS! What more could you ask for?
Screening Highlights include The Warriors an interactive experience. Long lost 1979 Coney Classic "Boardwalk" starring Lee Strasberg, Ruth Gordon and Janet Leigh, My Life as an Underdog which chronicles the life and times of "Underdog Lady" Suzanne Muldowney (as heard on the Howard Stern show this morning), master animator Bill Plympton's Guide Dog, a short program of films shot on Coney Island, Tales of Times Square (see the fabled Times Square before it's Disneyfication) family films, animation, experimental, documentaries, music videos, dramas, foreign films, adult themed films, comedys, you name it, we've got it. There's something for everyone at our film festival.
Don't miss our opening night benefit for the not for profit arts organization Coney Island USA party at 9:30pm at the Coney Island Museum. It's got to be seen to be believed! Only $25 includes free drinks all night (21 and over), live sideshow and burlesque show, rooftop patio overlooking Coney Island! Your party ticket also admits you to our opening night film American Carny: True Tales of the Circus Sideshow at 7:30pm at Sideshows By The Seashore. So come out and support a truly independent film festival and keep the arts alive at Coney Island!
Tickets may be bought in advance with credit card or day of, cash only at Sideshows By The Seashore 3006 West 12st. off Surf Ave. Coney Island.http://www.coneyislandfilmfestival.com