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Coney Island Film Festival 2017 - Program 16 - Coney Island Films

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Coney Island Film Festival 2017 - Program 16 - Coney Island Films

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

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. 

Pre-sale has ended. Purchase tickets at our box office at 1208 Surf Avenue (corner of West 12st).

Gideon's Army "Roll On" - Official Music Video

Directed by Robert Bray, Sacha Cesana, Brooklyn, NY, 3:32 
This is the official music video for the song 'Roll On' shot entirely at Coney Island during the 2016 Mermaid Parade.

Christina Rubino - Down to the Sea

Directed by The Jerry Farley, Brooklyn, NY, 5:12
Official music video for Christina Rubino's single, “Down to the sea" off her full length album ''Godspeed and Guns".

Directed by Paul Burger, Brooklyn, NY, 13:00
Noah Moore, and 8 year old boy from Brooklyn is determined to help his parents save their marriage so he comes up with a plan to take them back to the places where they fell in love. As he leads us through the streets on New York, his plan takes a turn for the worst as we realize he doesn't have a plan to get home.

Bacon, Egg, and Love

Directed by Chris Ortega, Yonkers, NY, 8:07, Brooklyn Premiere!
A grandmother takes her granddaughter to the beach in the winter.


Directed by Patrick John Ford, New York, NY, 4:59
A young girl runs away from home in the dead of winter with her recently deceased mother's ashes in the hopes of having her remains scattered on the beach, only to be caught by her estranged older brother who tries to talk her out of it.

Coney Island Trash

Directed by Jacklyn Thrapp, New York, NY, 3:52, World Premiere!
A piece of trash on Coney Island wants to be picked up by a woman so seeks advice from his friend and mother. The film uses actual trash found on Coney Island for the characters.

Bear Life

Directed by Daniel Turkewitz, New York, NY, 17:37, World Premiere!
A short Doc about a day in the life of a member of the world famous Coney Island Polar Bear Club.

Cyclone: 90 Years of History on Wheels

Directed by Frank Posillico, New York, NY, 14:28
The famed Cyclone, Coney Island’s historic roller coaster, celebrates it’s 90th birthday this year. In our short documentary, we look at the popular Luna Park ride and its long history, as told through the eyes of the people who have helped operate her, and the frenzied fanatics who ride her day after day.

Hot Diggity Dog of 1916

Directed by Frank Posillico, New York, NY, 2:50
Gersh Kuntzman stars in 'Hot Diggity Dog of 1916!' Gersh and his best friend Sadie get some sun at the world famous Coney Island beach, take a swim, and grab a hot dog at the famous original Nathan's Famous!

Polar Bears Baby, Happy New Year 2009
Directed by Lou Dembrow, New York, NY, 18:00, World Premiere!
It's a freezing 22 degrees in Coney Island, New Years Day, 2009. Undaunted, we enjoy the annual Polar Bear swim, followed by a boardwalk stroll with Jimmy Prince, John Dorman and Dan Pisark. By then, our group is really cold so we head over to our favorite club house for some hot coffee and conversation.  

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