Coney Island Film Festival 2016 - Program 7 - Music Video and Experimental

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Coney Island Film Festival 2016 - Program 7 - Music Video and Experimental

Dates: 
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Pre-sale has ended. Tickets are available at the box office, cash or credit (1208 Surf Avenue ) during the festival, Friday 9/16 (6:30pm-11pm), Saturday 9/17 (12:00pm - 7:00pm). All ticket sales are final, no refunds and pre-sales are Will Call only (tickets will not ship), to be picked up at our Box Office at 1208 Surf Ave., during the festival. Please Note: The Coney Island Museum is located on the 2nd floor and is not wheelchair accessible.  Please Note: Program contains Brief Nudity.

Creature at The Bates Motel
Directed by Joel Umano, 3:50
In the first music video ever to be filmed at the famous "Bates Motel," home to the Alfred Hitchcock thriller, "Psycho," comes big band crooner Brian Evans delivering the first Halloween-themed music video in decades. The video features famous American comedian, "Carrot Top."

L'Assassins: Fire Of Love
Directed by Tyler Jensen, Brooklyn, NY, 2:51, New York City Premiere!
“FIRE OF LOVE” music video features the lovely and lethal L’Assassins as a coven of cavewomen defending their flame from a tiny-toga-wearing Prometheus, hellbent on stealing their fire.

Arms "Stellary"
Directed by Lavinia Jones Wright, Brooklyn, NY, 5:04, New York City Premiere!
Through his Ex-Ray Spex, a singer is transported into the 2D and 3D worlds of Les Squelettes - the skeleton girls.

Conditions Wild
Directed by Brandon Herman, Staten Island, NY, 4:36
Musician Steve Gunn goes on a wild journey, arm-wrestling a grizzly bear and exploring a dark forest! The video is a combination of digital 'cut-out' animation and live action footage.

Night Moves "Denise, Don't Want To See You Cry"
Directed by Anthony Sylvester, NY, NY, 4:04, World Premiere!
Night Moves, a rock and roll band from Minneapolis, explore the ruins of the Catskills in a brief and wondrous trip of existentialism.

OWEL: Every Good Boy Does Fine Music Video
Directed by Casey O'Donnell, Jersey City, 5:10
The video was inspired by front man Jay Sakong’s obsession with kung fu movies and how life does’t turn out quite like you thought it would as a kid.

Stiff Arm
Directed by R. Carey, 4:44, Brooklyn Premiere!
Music Video "Stiff Arm". Lyrics by Lily Finnessy. Music by Enso Anima. Cinematography by Hiroshi Hara.

The Force - Only Human
Directed by Anthony Natoli, Valley Stream, NY, 4:37
The last installment of a four part series of songs written for each season of the year and an accompanying video shot completely on an iPhone 6.

Flesh of the Fresh, Blood of the Dove
Directed by Matthew John Lawrence, Brooklyn, NY, 2:08, World Premiere!
We're all gonna die in the Trash Age!

Take the High Line
Directed by Peter Meng, Tinton Falls, NJ, 4:45, Brooklyn Premiere!
The viewer is taken for a surreal ride on the High Line in Manhattan. It loosely incorporates elements of Alice in Wonderland, beginning with chasing a rabbit and ending with Alice transforming into a born again flower child.

HOUDINI...talks Houdini
Directed by Adam Steinfeld, South Florida, 3:00, World Premiere!
it's November 1st, 1926, the day after, Houdini's unexpected death, a radio announcer broadcasts a recent interview, of Houdini and flashes back on his amazing career.

Scratchorama (Cameraless Cinerama)
Directed by Robert Lyons, Brooklyn, NY, 2:15
Abstract, hand painted cinema (or cameraless animation) combining 16, 35, & 70mm film elements including found footage, custom digitized using an invented process in my home studio. Edited to "Jungelaya" by Los Straightjackets, this film is designed to make your eyes dance.

PLANE STRIKE
Directed by Harriet Feigenbaum, NY, NY, 2:44, World Premiere!
PLANE STRIKE interprets the tragic collision of flight 1549 with a flock of geese from the perspective of the rights of wildlife.

half still
Directed by Rachel Rinehardt, NY, NY, 7:47, New York City Premiere!
A girl begins to realize what stagnancy looks like.

Life
Directed by Paula Palumbo, NY, NY, 7:00, New York City Premiere!
An abstract painter sees the movie of his life pass through his mind minutes before his death.

Mère d'Inri
Directed by Emmanuella Zachariou, NY, NY, 1:14, World Premiere!
Completely shot on 16mm film, this experimental film explores the loss of innocence and purity. The title, translates literally to "Mother of Inri (Christ)"; mother meaning the virgin Mary. Mère d'Inri uses symbolic interpretations to convey the message being brought across to the audience. 

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