CONEY ISLAND: DREAMS FOR SALE

By Alessandra GIORDANO

SQUARE MANGO FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2013

Coney Island, the once magnificent "Playground of the World" has survived many battles, but now faces its greatest enemy:corporate greed.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 81 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alessandra GIORDANO
    • Producer(s)
    • Alessandra GIORDANO
    • Synopsis
    • Coney Island, the once magnificent "Playground of the World" has survived many battles, but now faces its greatest enemy:corporate greed. Center stage in the passionate struggle to protect the amusement park from an unscrupulous developer and a group of misguided politicians is Dianna Carlin, owner of the celebrated Lola Star boutique,and newly turned political activist.
      This modern day David and Goliath tale chronicles the courage and determination of a community to preserve the spirit and authenticity of a legendary American Icon and an entire way of life in the face of “Big Money” and ruthless real estate development.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2007
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