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Coney Island Film Festival 2018 - Program 4 - Shorts

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Coney Island Film Festival 2018 - Program 4 - Shorts

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 4:00pm

Pre-Sale has ended. Tickets are available, (cash or credit) Friday 9/14 (6:30pm-10:30pm) and Saturday, 9/15 (12:30pm-4pm) at our box office at 1208 Surf Avenue.

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.

Jabari Keating
Directed by Stacey Larkins, Woodbridge, NJ, 9:59

Upon making a life altering decision, Jabari Keating is a candid first person narrative film that explores his personal reflections, life experiences and trials and tribulations as an African American in present day America.

Fade: Freedom Against Dark Enemies
Directed by Charity Smith, Dane Brown, Brooklyn, NY, 6:59

A short that showcases the pain, stagnancy and the release of accepting your past and the realization that only you control your destiny and your FREEDOM.

White Man's Curse
Directed by D.T. Sheridan, Huntington, NY, 6:20, World Premiere!

A conversation between slaves reveals that the real chains of slavery are not physical. They are chains that enslave the mind and spirit. We travel through the modern streets of Brooklyn observing how african americans use the word and as the camera turns we time travel to 1844 and observe a conversation between slaves. One slave instructs another slave on how to be a good slave.

Directed by Randall Dottin, NY, 12:30

A heartbroken single mom is about to plunge into a new relationship when her child's missing father returns with a secret.

Civic Mind
Directed by Adonis Williams, Brooklyn, NY, 19:10, Brooklyn Premiere!

A teenage, NYPD volunteer goes undercover to purchase alcohol and other items not permitted to be sold to minors. His methods are put into question when the biggest bust of his career is done illegally, jeopardizing everything he’s worked for and threatens a gentrifying, Brooklyn.

Directed by Tesia Walker,  NY, NY, 14:22

In The Field follows an ambitious local reporter, John Landon, who witnesses a police-related shooting of a black girl outside a toy store on Christmas Eve. John is tasked with interviewing the girl’s family to get the scoop that will bring him national fame. However, he finds that getting the exclusive involves more than just being there first.

The Final Mission
Directed by Winston James, Brooklyn, NY, 17:18, New York City Premiere!

Three friends from the wrong side of the law try to find out who among them might have disposed secret information to law enforcement.

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