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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

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