A small-time ride operator and his beloved carnival contraption are driven out of Coney Island when the City of New York and an opportunistic developer lock horns over the future of the world famous amusement park. ZIPPER examines the high cost of economic development on an American cultural icon.
Total running time is 72 minutes.
After two years on the festival circuit, ZIPPER played at the IFC Center in New York City and the Laemmle in Los Angeles. It also qualified for an Oscar and we got tweeted by Colbert! The FACEBOOK PAGE has a full history of how we made the film.