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Coney Island Film Festival 2021 - Program 12 - Shorts

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Coney Island Film Festival 2021 - Program 12 - Shorts

Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

All attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination and wear masks.

Online sales have ended. Tickets are available at our Box Office for $8, cash or credit.

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.

On the Sidewalk, at Night
Directed by Alexander Deland, Jr., Pelham, NY, 8:51

Two young artists discover that they share more than just a moment on the sidewalk, at night.

Old Hen
Directed by Todd I. Gordon, Irvington, NY, 14:01, New York City Premiere

Henry, a septuagenarian cross-dresser, finds his life abruptly changed when Dolores, his long-time co-worker and closest friend, suddenly dies, forcing him to come to terms with losing the only person who truly accepts his cross-dressing.

My Name is Pip
Directed by James Bartol, Brooklyn, NY, 14:28

On his twelfth birthday, young historian Pip dreams of living in the days of yore, but will the realities of his life in modern-day Brooklyn conflict with his fantasies of yesteryear?

Directed by Meghan Finn, NY, 12:52

A lonesome flower shop clerk helps a grieving man find words to express his loss in this offbeat film about language, death, and hair.

The Love Spell
Co-Directed by Jane Stiles, Meryl Jones Williams, Brooklyn, NY, 19:05

The Love Spell is a 16mm film which follows a babysitter and child who perform an Astrological ritual together to honor Venus. The odd friendship between the babysitter, Tucker, and child, Sebastian is an ode to yearning for connection amidst our society's epidemic of loneliness.

Directed by Alex Stanton Smith, USA, 5:37, New York City Premiere

A group of circus performers rush their injured fellow performer to the local ER where they’re mistaken for gang members.

Ordinary World
Directed by Jessica Henderson, Brooklyn, NY, 13:29, Brooklyn Premiere

Told through the lens of a cast of characters and actors living with developmental disabilities, Ordinary World is a story of boy meets boy set against the backdrop of a timeless New York summer. Hunter, a young autistic man who has just relocated to New York City, finds himself struggling to adjust. Hunter will ultimately have to find the courage to approach his crush on his own and find his way into a new community.

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