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Coney Island Film Festival 2016 - Program 1 - Doc Shorts

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Coney Island Film Festival 2016 - Program 1 - Doc Shorts

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 1:00pm

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 - 1:00pm). 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. 

Robot Soliloquies: Tima
Directed by Jeb Banegas, Brooklyn, NY, 2:04, World Premiere!
A robot reminisces about a love from his 20's.

Single Asian Female Online
Directed by Jaime Ekkens, 7:30, New York City Premiere!
The true unfiltered online messages received by one Single Asian Woman...

Tommy and David
Directed by Sara Joe Wolansky, Los Angeles, CA, 4:22, New York City Premiere!
Tommy sells 'penis shorts' modeled after Michelangelo's David in order to pay tribute to his favorite work of art. Over ten thousand people have purchased them.

Dunk Tank Clowns
Directed by Daniel McGuire, Plymouth, MA, 14:26, Brooklyn Premiere!
Three dunk tank clowns explain the tricks of the trade, and how to make a living insulting people.

Magic Man
Directed by Sebastian Mlynarski, NY/LA, 12:05 
In life, doing what you are expected to do is not necessarily what's best for you”, says Adam Jaslikowski, a 22 year old legally blind Polish immigrant who performs close up magic on the streets of New York in Sebastian Mlynarski's new cinematic essay 'MAGIC MAN.'  In the film, Adam toys with our perceptions and through his impromptu street act he illuminates the magic and enchantment that surrounds us. Nothing in life is guaranteed but the mystery may offer all the sustenance we need during our search for meaning.

Directed by Amy Wright, Brooklyn, NY, 12:19
The culture and tradition of cowboying is alive and Brooklyn.  And it's as Black as it ever was.

Directed by Paul Szynol, Brooklyn, NY, 7:07
A short documentary about a quirky Brooklyn bookstore that has been an enigmatic but beloved neighborhood fixture for the last three decades.

home slice
Directed by James G. Barry, Joe Pally, Brooklyn, NY, 5:45, World Premiere!
A young father hungry for a slice of his past, drops everything to get it.

One Man's Trash
Directed by Kelly Adams, Brooklyn, NY, 17:00
In an East Harlem garage sits the unusual museum: Treasures in the Trash. The museum is the life’s work of Nelson Molina, a 34-year veteran of the New York City Department of Sanitation and a collector of discarded ephemera of interest. The film follows Molina on his route as, with a keen eye and an open mind, he plucks gems from what others have thrown away and assigns new value to them.

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