Coney Island Film Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2008 - 8pm
Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Ave. Ground Floor

Advance sale has ended for this program. Purchase tickets at the venue. Coney Island USA Gift Shop/Box Office, 1208 Surf Ave. Tickets are $6 (cash only). 718-372-5159

Zombie Gets a Date
Leetal Platt, Burbank CA, USA. Animation, 2:30

Zombie has a date tonight, but his poor partner isn't so excited about what's in store for her, what in dating a zombie and all.

Little Snaps of Horror
Graham Rathlin, London, UK. Narrative Short, Horror, 2:16

New York Premiere!

Don't go into the booth!

Ben Jurin, Brooklyn, NY. Narrative Short, Horror, 6:02

New York Premiere!

Revenge is served raw and red.

Family Affair
Rafael De Leon Jr., Bronx NY, USA. Narrative Short, Horror, 6:44

World Premiere!

When a family trip takes a traumatic turn, a father and son cope with the consequences. But, by the end of the night, they will realize that even a damaged family stays together no matter what.

Official Site

Happy Birthday
Rik Burns, Brooklyn NY, USA. Narrative Short, Horror, 8:32

A character study of a Party Clown, who descends into a maddening mid-life crisis after pathetically trying to capture his innocence. Who is he? What does he want? What's real?

Security & Fee
Daniel McKleinfeld , Brooklyn NY, USA. Narrative Short, Horror, 13:05

A blood-soaked moral fable of gentrification and guilt.
Jack is a guy who can move an least he sure hopes so. But his salesmanship is put to the test when he becomes the broker for a demon possessed apartment.
It's hungry and it wants to make a deal.

The Walking Corpse
Terrence Smith, Brooklyn NY, USA. Narrative Short, Horror. 14:24

New York Premiere!

Wayland Smart, a small time hood, gets more than he bargained for when he enters a carnival sideshow entitled, 'The Walking Corpse'. Complete with dancing girls, zombies, and lots of blood, 'The Walking Corpse' will leave the audience secreaming for more!

Zombie Jesus!
Steve Miller, Toronto, On, Canada. Narrative Short, Comedy. 12:42

New York Premiere!

On a stormy night in the parish of a small town you’ve never heard of, the Son of God at last returns to grant his most fervent followers the gift of immortality - by having them join him in the ranks of the undead!

Official Site

Watch the trailer

Nathan Schiff, Great Neck, NY, USA. Narrative Short, Horror. 19:55

A demented magician hires a new assistant and might make him disappear... forever.

Apathy Breeds Contempt
Rory Douglas Abel, Brooklyn, NY, USA. Narrative Short, Horror. 9:30

World Premiere!

There is a man being held prisoner in a basement. He will be beaten, tortured and then killed. The only person who can save him... is you.

Watch the trailer

The Pod
Jeremiah Kipp, Astoria, NY, USA. Narrative Short, Horror. 19:30

Caroline's relationship with Jonas is on the brink of collapse as she considers moving away from the city for a job opportunity. Jonas returns home one night with the pod, a drug that couples take to strengthen their bond.

When Caroline refuses it, she wakes up in the middle of the night to find Jonas gone. He has left her a note: "Call me when you take your dose." To Find Jonas, Caroline chooses to venture into the night, grappling with a strange drug that stirs up her most buried emotions. Stars Larry Fessenden.

Eat Me
Victor Bonacore, Ronkonkoma, NY, USA. Silent Film, Horror. 9:53

New York Premiere!

A 16mm silent zombie love story, with a rock and roll soundtrack.

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