Screen shot from Mermaids
Screen shot from Mermaids
Coney Island Film Festival is First Weekend of May

(released 4/29/2024)

The Coney Island Film Festival will be May 3-5, 2024. The opening night screening Friday at 7:30p.m. will be Garland Jefferys: The King of In Between. The film will screen at Coney Island Museum with an after party taking place at 9:30p.m. at Sideshows By The Seashore.

Several programs are on the schedule including Horror, Coney Island Films, Comedy Shorts, Docs, Music Videos, Animation and more. Saturday Screening Pass, Sunday Screening Pass, The Warriors Screening and Individual Screenings are currently on sale. Empire Waist has SOLD OUT.

All screenings are held inside Coney Island USA at 1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn. Tickets can be purchased online or at The Coney Island USA Gift Shop/Box Office at the same address 1208 Surf Ave, Ground Floor, during the festival dates.  It is strongly recommended to advance purchase as many programs sell out prior to the festival dates. There are no service fees added to online sales.

This year, shout out to Brooklyn graphic designer Lisa Marie Pompillo as she created the 24th annual festival poster.

To get to the festival via MTA take the D,F,N, or Q train to Stillwell Avenue. You can check the festival's site here for information about the Coney Island neighborhood features for eating, drinking, and amusement options.

For a look at the schedule, passes and tickets, follow through here:

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