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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

Rooftop Films Filmmaker Profile: Dave Carroll (Director) & Ryan Scafuro (Director of Photography) – ‘Bending Steel’

Chris Schoeck is a pint-sized powerhouse of a personal trainer. He spends his days pushing others to push themselves, but rarely challenges himself. In his mid-40s, he lives alone and admits he doesn’t have any meaningful relationships. But he has one growing passion: bending steel with his hands. Nails, horseshoes, crowbars, he’s building his abilities.

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: Joel Johnstone – Winner (Best Director) @ The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

We Interview Joel Johnstone who’s New York directorial debut at Art of Brooklyn Film Fest ‘The Pilgrim & The Private Eye’ netted him a ‘Best Director‘ award.  Joel is an accomplished actor on both coasts, recently starring opposite James Handy in Finding The Burnett Heart at the Lillian Theatre (LA), and opposite Sian Phillips in

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