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Coney Island Film Festival named one of the "25 Coolest Film Festivals" and "25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by MovieMaker Magazine!

"Without a doubt The Coney Island Film Festival has the greatest location in the world.  It also gives out the best trophy I've ever received." Darren Aronofsky (Director Black Swan, The Wrestler, Requiem for a Dream, Pi)

"The beach, the boardwalk, great stars, great movies, great filmmakers...the Coney Island Film Festival has everything that Cannes has, plus Nathan's hotdogs!" Barry Strugatz (Director The Transformation Writer: Married to the Mob)

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The 2009 Coney Island Film Festival was covered by MovieMaker Magazine.
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The 2008 Coney Island Film Festival was covered by MovieMaker Magazine.

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The 2007 Coney Island Film Festival was covered by MovieMaker Magazine.

Click here to read the article. (pdf)

 

A must for any Coney lover! Six historic Coney Island short subjects on one tape or disc. From Edison films of 1903 to 1954's "Coney Island USA." Some of the very best historic Coney stuff you'll ever see. DVD-R $15.00 (includes shipping in the USA & Canada. Overseas please email us first for shipping rate.

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Coney Island Film Festival Voted "One of MovieMaker Magazine's Coolest Film Festivals in the World" and "25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee."

Festival dates are May 3-5

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2024 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

 

DAY & TIME

SIDESHOWS BY THE SEASHORE
1208 Surf Ave. Ground Floor

CONEY ISLAND MUSEUM
1208 Surf Ave. 2nd Floor
(please note: this venue is not wheelchair accessible)

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2024    
Fri. 7:30pm - CI Museum

 

Sold Out! Opening Night Screening - $10
Garland Jeffreys: The King of In Between

Fri. 9:30pm - Sideshow

Opening Night Party - $25
at the Coney Island USA Freak Bar and Shooting Gallery Arts Annex! Hosted by Adam Realman.

 


SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2024    
 


 

Sat. 1pm - CI Museum

 

Sold Out Program 1 - $10 - Doc Shorts
MUSE
"Nightshades" - Veronica Viper
Interception: Jayne Kennedy • American Sportscaster
The Punchline
Comedy On Rye: Katz's First Comedy Show

Sat. 2pm - Sideshow

Sold Out Program 2 - $10 - Comedy Shorts
Daddy's Choo-Choo
The Moms
Why I Had To Kill You While You Slept
We're Late
Amy & Ella
Picnic Panic!
Couple a Cards
Pushover
The Real Big Brucey
The Clogging
The Retreat

 

Sat. 3pm - CI Museum

 

Program 3 - $10 - Docs
At Home Among Strangers
Brighton Beach

Sat. 4pm - Sideshow

Sold Out Program 4 - $10 - Sci-Fi
WELCOME TO FOREVER
Jump Cut
MARS HILL BAIT AND AMMO
We Can Voyage There
Collide
ALPHA
Operators

 

Sat. 5pm CI Museum

 

Program 5 - $10 - Shorts
Ubermensch
Ricky
ORDER MY STEPS
The Uniform

Sat. 6pm- Sideshow

Program 6 - $10 - Coney Island Films
Are You Still Here
MACHO
The Last Ride
Skull

SISYPHUS OF CONEY ISLAND

 

Sat. 7pm - Museum


Sold Out Program 7 - $10 - Music Videos, Experimental Films
A Very Special Episode - $5 Cover
Frida Kill - Demons
Smugly Ugly • New Car (Official Video)
Stripes
Got To Be Sure
Jupiter Rising
Majorette - “One Glove“
These days
The Lost Park
In C, Too
Reversal
A Body Appeared at the Lake Today
Stranger
Sometimes I Hear the Light Leak in Through the Corners of My Room
Bloodercream

Sat. 8pm - Sideshow

Program 8 - $10 - Horror
Three Baths
The Door
BRAIN DEAD
When Girls Play Sports
Everything's Fine
Born Again Reject


Sat. 9pm - CI Museum

 

Program 9 - $10 - Feature
Broken Pieces

Sat. 10:00pm - Sideshow

Program 10 - $12
The Warriors


 

 

 

 
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2024    

Sun 1:00pm - CI Museum


Sold Out Program 11 - $10 - Animation
And a Little for Me
Lonely Island
Low Down Larry Versus the Giant Reptile
Rat and Croc! Best Friends Forever
Crystal Galaxy Enforcers
Pea on the Moon
Jim's Interview
Nalb Noum
Strawberries
Skate Fast Turn Left
Faze
A Tree Once Grew Here
Sürgünlik (Exile)
nineteen ninety three
Extension

Sun. 2:00pm - Sideshow

Program 12 - $10 - Shorts
The Flip Side
The Edge of Water
The Housewife
Bridge / Keeper
The Fisherman's Wife
South Shore
Anomaly


 

Sun. 3pm - CI Museum

 

Program 13 - $10 - Doc Feature
Ghosts of the Chelsea Hotel (and Other Rock & Roll Stories)

Sun. 4pm - Sideshow

 

 

Program 14 - $10 - Horror
The Lure
Live, Laugh, Love
Nine Miles
Not Him
Love Bites
Thin Skinned
Dummy

 

Sun. 5:00pm - CI Museum

 

Sold Out! Program 15 -$10- Feature
Empire Waist

Sun. 6pm - Sideshow

Program 16 - $10 - Coney Island Films
Girl In Summer
Fog
Pure
Back From Zero - “Taking Back the Night”
Kolobok (The Little Round Bun)
Rune's World
Distancia
New York State of Mermaids


 

Sun. 8pm

Awards Ceremony: Location Eldorado Auto Skooters

 

 

Coney Island Film Festival has been "Voted One of MovieMaker Magazine's Coolest Film Festivals in the World".

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2010 Honoree Darren Aronofsky!

Coney Island Film Festival named one of the
"25 Coolest Film Festivals" by MovieMaker Magazine!
Click here to read the article.




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