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Zipper: Coney Island’s Last Wild Ride NOW AVAILABLE on iTUNES & Plays Brooklyn NiteHawk Theater ONE NIGHT ONLY Halloween Eve

Zipper: Coney Island’s Last Wild Ride NOW AVAILABLE on iTUNES & Plays Brooklyn NiteHawk Theater ONE NIGHT ONLY Halloween Eve

A story about greed, politics and the land grab of the century, ‘ZIPPER‘ chronicles the battle over an American cultural icon. Small-time ride operator, Eddie Miranda, proudly operates a 38-year-old carnival contraption called the Zipper in the heart of Coney Island’s gritty amusement district. When his rented lot is snatched up by an opportunistic real

Review: ‘Zipper: Coney Island’s Last Wild Ride’

Directed by Amy Nicholson Amy Nicholson’s documentary ‘Zipper: Coney Island’s Last Wild Ride’ is a detailed exploration of several years’ worth of squabbles, dealmaking and human suffering surrounding zoning and land-use issues in Brooklyn’s Coney Island. And in its best sections the film remembers the little guy, giving equal time to Coney Island workers, government

Filmmaker Profile: Amy Nicholson (Director – ‘ZIPPER’) – THE FIRST TIME FEST

A story about greed, politics and the land grab of the century, ‘ZIPPER‘ chronicles the battle over an American cultural icon. Small-time ride operator, Eddie Miranda, proudly operates a 38-year-old carnival contraption called the Zipper in the heart of Coney Island’s gritty amusement district. When his rented lot is snatched up by an opportunistic real

Interview: Johanna Bennett & Mandy Ward (Co-Founders – THE FIRST TIME FEST)

From Orson Welles’s ‘Citizen Kane’ to John Huston’s ‘The Maltese Falcon‘, Rob Reiner’s ‘This is Spinal Tap’, Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Reservoir Dogs’ and Sam Mendes’s ‘American Beauty’, first films have proven to be the benchmark for some of our greatest cinematic voices. FIRST TIME FEST aims to discover and present the next generation of great filmmakers

The First Time Film Festival Takes Place March 1-4, 2013 @ The Players & Loews Village vii

The First Time Film Festival is a new and unique film festival taking place in New York City from March 1 – 4, 2013. Just as Stanley Kubrick had ‘KILLER’S KISS‘, Darren Aronofsky ‘PI‘, and John Huston ‘THE MALTESE FALCON‘ as their first works (all of which will be screened during the festival), First Time

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