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Saturday, October 07, 2006

Highlights For The CI Film Festival This Weekend

FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7th

MY LIFE AS AN UNDERDOG
PLUS "SOME DREAMS COME TRUE" and "THE STORY OF BUBBLEBOY"
Boris Gavrilovic Jersey City NJ USA Documentary Feature 01:23:30
Suzanne Muldowney wants to be a famous artist. For the past thirty years she has been taking her interpretive dances of the cartoon superhero “Underdog” to parades, community events and cable access television in an attempt to make her dream come true. Spanning over a course of seven years this film follows one strangely fascinating person's struggle to find the true meaning of life.
(For more see the festival program page)

Saturday Oct. 7th, 1pm

Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Ave. @ W. 12th St.
Tickets are $6.00 go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime


AMERICAN STAG

PLUS "AVAILABLE MEN" and "SHUFFLE MODE"
Ben Meade, Lenexa KS USA, Documentary Feature 01:07:12
From the birth of cinema through the 1960s in the United States, most pornographic films were brief, black and white, anonymously produced films known as 'stag films', 'blue movies', or 'smokers,' so called because of the smoke-filled rooms where men would gather for private screenings.
(For more see the festival program page)



Saturday Oct. 7th, 5pm

Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Ave. @ W. 12th St.
Tickets are $6.00 go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.


PISSER

Matt Chertkoff & Jason Campbell, Weehawken NJ USA, Feature 00:94:00
Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life ... that is unless you are John T. Piscatowski, aka "Pisser." As a second generation hot dog vendor, Pisser takes to the streets of New York City in pursuit of his dream of revolutionizing the industry by unionizing his fellow vendors, but the hot dog mafia has other plans. Fat Lenny, the head of the 'Hafia', unleases Luigi, an enforcer with a criminally low IQ
(For more see the festival program page)


Saturday Oct. 7th, 7pm

Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Ave. @ W. 12th St.
Tickets are $6.00 go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.


PERVERT!
PLUS! "THE THREAT FROM BEHIND"
Jonathan Yudis, South Pasadena CA USA, Feature 01:24:00
Sex. Death. Freedom.
These three ingredients combine to create an orgiastic homage to the outrageous -- perhaps the most outrageous movie ever to be committed to celluloid -- Pervert! A modern cult classic, Pervert was lovingly shot as an homage to the work of the late great Russ Meyer and is a cinematic ode and update to his filmic style.

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For more see the festival program page)


Saturday Oct. 7th, 9pm
Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Ave. @ W. 12th St.
Tickets are $6.00 go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.



CONEY ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL SPECIAL EVENT
THE WARRIORS


WARRIORS, COME OUT TO PLAAYY YAAAY.

You love Coney Island, you love the subway, you love expressionistic street gangs - in short you love THE WARRIORS, Walter Hill's 1979 action film classic. Show your love at this special screening which will be so much more than just the film that you already know by heart. You are a part of the film in this special interactive version: shout along with your favorite scenes, beware of roaming Furries in the audience, and join us in our Warriors Tough Talk competition. Plus, trivia and a subway challenge, with prizes awarded at the end of the show! CAN YOU DIG IT??

GANG COSTUMES ENCOURAGED!
(For more see the festival program page)

Saturday Oct. 7th, 10:30pm

Sideshows by the Seashore, 3006 W.12th St. @ Surf Ave.
Tickets are $10.00 and go on sale 30 minutes prior to showtime.
Advance purchase highly recommended. NO PASSES.

With 5 full programs throughout the day of more than 30 shorts films, including about nine featuring Coney Island itself. Plus: Kill Your Darlings: A Panel Discussion on Editing!


Visit Coney Island Film Festival Web Site for more info.

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posted by Omar Robau @ 10/07/2006 05:08:00 AM 

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