Coney Island Film Festival 2019 - Program 15 - Burlesque and Sideshow Stars

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Coney Island Film Festival 2019 - Program 15 - Burlesque and Sideshow Stars

Dates: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 5:00pm

Online sales have ended. Purchase tickets at our box office, cash or credit, Friday, 9/13, 6:30pm-11pm, Saturday, 9/14, 12pm-10:30pm, Sunday, 9/15, 12pm-5pm. 

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. 

This program contains adult material. 18 and over only.


Bloodbath of Terror
Directed by Lola Rock'N'Rolla, Brooklyn, NY, 7:30, World Premiere!

Camille 2000 is diagnosed with cancer and goes on a killing spree with her daughter Bambi the Mermaid.


DLB Stag 
Directed by David Byrd, NY, 12:43, World Premiere!

A funny/sexy take on the old film stag reels of yesteryear, Featuring many of NYC's best and brightest burlesque stars.


Stripped

Directed by Stephanie Bonner, Brooklyn, NY, 28:00

A young reporter goes undercover in an underground, speakeasy-style strip club run by women to expose what she believes to be a sham of "faux feminism". Instead, she finds freedom in her sexuality and so much more about herself than she could have known.


Around the World with The Squidling Brothers
Directed by Matthew Broomfield, Philadelphia, PA, 66:40, World Premiere!

In January 2012 two brothers embark on a journey around the world presenting their show; The Squidling Brothers, an International Circus Sideshow with a cast of freaks, sword swallowers, pain proof fakirs and fire eaters. This story is as fast as it is full of endlessness. A look into the life of the modern traveling sideshow presenting never before seen stunts setting out to share the universal message of excitement and humor that transcend language and social barriers. Shot on location in Germany, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Switzerland, Croatia, Austria, India and Japan. This film tells the story of a group of extremely talented and strange entertainers on the road risking their lives for entertainment. At times not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach, seen through the eyes of the performers who lived it every day, a shining example of life on the road and what it means to be a freak.

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