Friday, October 06, 2006

Highlights For The CI Film Festival Starting This Weekend



Little Brooklyn photo by Amber De Vos. Serpentina photo courtesy of Coney Island USA
Our opening night parties are legendary, don't miss it! Join The Great Fredini (This or That!) for an astounding show featuring performances by Insectavora, Serpentina, Roc Roc It, Remy Vicious, Scott Baker, Little Brooklyn, Dottie Lux, Lady Satan, Balloonhedz with Mini Malicious, Bambi the Mermaid, Bunny Love & Fisherman ! 21 & over. Open bar.

This event is a benefit for Coney Island USA

Friday Oct. 6th, 9:30pm
Coney Island Musuem, 1208 Surf Ave. @ W.12th St.
Tickets to this event are $25 and include admission to our opening night screening American Carny: True Tales of the Circus Sideshow.
Advance purchase is highly recommended!


True Tales of the Circus Sideshow

Photo by Norman Blake.
STEP RIGHT UP! and come on the inside -- Beyond the banners and into the morbid curiosity that is the American Sideshow. Join Carnival Maestro Todd Robbins and award-winning filmmaker, Nick Basile, on a journey into a world of circus freaks, fire eaters, human blockheads, magicians, contortionists, professional lunatics, and much, much more.In this in-depth documentary, you will travel the historic road of the American sideshow from the circus tents to the American Dime Museum in Baltimore, to the last 'ten-in-one sideshow' that exists today on Brooklyn's infamous Coney Island.

Friday Oct. 6th, 7:30pm
Sideshows by the Seashore
3006 W.12th St. @ Surf Ave.
Tickets for the opening night screening & party are $25.
Tickets for the screening only are $6.

Visit the Coney Island Film Festival Website for full week's program.

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