Coney Island Film Festival 2018 - Program 6 - Coney Island Films

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Coney Island Film Festival 2018 - Program 6 - Coney Island Films

Dates: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 6:00pm

Pre-Sale has ended. Tickets are available, (cash or credit) Friday 9/14 (6:30pm-10:30pm) and Saturday, 9/15 (12:30pm-6pm) 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. This program contains adult material.


Julia and the Island
Directed by Vera Kelman, Brooklyn, NY, 16:35, World Premiere!

When Julia Kolesnikova, a young Russian-American aspiring writer, begins to feel trapped in her unfulfilling job in New York City, she gets the nudge she needs to follow her dreams from a very unlikely source.


Queens of Coney Island
Directed by Stephanie Cherng, 5:32, World Premiere!

Two former lovers seek closure for a turbulent relationship they once were in. Through grief and loneliness, Celina confronts her past. The film explores being an Asian-American in the LGTBQ+ community.


The Blurry World of Marcello Casagrande
Directed by Marco Gozzo, Sunnyside, NY, 16:00, New York City Premiere!

An off-Broadway actor in his forties, after years of success on the New York scene, is going through a middle age crisis. Marcello is stuck between the present where he is acting in others people dramas and the past where a lost love is the safe haven from the daily life. Will the talented Italian actor move to the next chapter of his life or will his nostalgia take over him? The Blurry World of Marcello Casagrande is a suigeneris existential drama that pays homage to the magical realism of Federico Fellini's 8 1/2. 


The Sword Swallower
Directed by Nick Grant, Brooklyn, NY, 16:43, World Premiere!

A country boy gets more than he bargained for when he attends a Coney Island Freakshow in this bizzaro dark comedy.


Crazy Night
Directed by Martine Emile, Brooklyn, NY, 11:29, Brooklyn Premiere!

Charlie is an out-of-towner and wants to spend his last day in the Amusement Park. He finds a wallet and is approached by a detective, who's questioning him about three missing women.


Run Until You're Out
Directed by Thomas D. Rotenberg, Brooklyn, NY, 3:47, Music Video, World Premiere!

Cinema Cinema races through Brooklyn, trailed by mysterious doppelgangers.


Normal
Directed by Olise Forel, USA, 2:50, Music Video, World Premiere!

Normal is happy Pop/jazz fusion music video about a fun relationship that is different and not boring. Gina worked with another talented artist , videographer Olise Forel, as she kind of had an idea for the storyline visuals while he executed them perfectly. Scenes were shot in one day all in around Brooklyn with the final scenes filmed on Coney Island. This was Gina’s first song from a six song EP she released on June 1st with the video following up a week later on June the 8th.

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