Monday, September 22, 2008

8th Annual Coney Island Film Festival: Opening Night Screening And Party

Short Presentation:
Down The Hatch

The Life Teachings of John "Red" Stuart
Andrew David Watson - Philadelphia, PA - Doc Short, 20 Minutes
The American sideshow survives in a working-class neighborhood in Philadelphia, where one of the greatest sword swallowers of all time -- the last of legends -- teaches his craft to the next generation.

Feature Presentation:
Sideshow Still Ali
Juan Lopez, Orlando, Fl - Documentary Feature, 70 minutes -New York Premiere!
The most bizarre acts throughout history are still shocking audiences till this day. Sideshow Still Alive explores a branch of the enter- tainment business that is often overlooked and most of the time ignored by the mainstream. Featuring the world's best sideshow performers of our time, Sideshow Still Alive takes a look at a group of truly independent artists who push the limits of creativity and their bodies for the sake of entertainment.Step right up and experience the insane acts of the Jim Rose Circus, the humorous blend of rock and roll and sideshow stunts of the Enigma, Coney Island Sideshow Performers Insectavora and Eak The Geek, the shocking John Shaw Pandemonium Midnight Sideshow plus many more.

See the Trailer below
Sideshow Still Alive

Posted by SideshowStillAlive [YouTube]

Opening Night Party at the Newly Renovated and Expanded Freak Bar! Hosted by The Great Fredini. Live performances by New York Burlesque Stars and performers from The Coney Island Circus Sideshow. Open Bar!

8th Annual Coney Island Film Festival
Opening Night Screening
Friday, September 26, 2008 - 7:30pm

Opening Night Party
9:30 pm

at the Coney Island Museum, 1208 Surf Ave.
Tickets for the opening night screening & party are $25.
Tickets for the screening only are $6.

Click here to buy tickets for the opening night screening and party $25 (includes screening, party with open bar 9:30pm-12:30am, burlesque and sideshow performances).

Click here to buy tickets for the screening only, $6 Advanced ticket purchase strongly recommended. There is no extra service charge to buy online.

The 8th Annual Coney Island Film Festival runs from Friday, September 26th through Sunday, September 28th 2008

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