Events This Weekend – Film Festival, Book Festival and Hot Dogs

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The weekend is finally here, and we’d like to help you have a great one. If you have an event to share, please email us at editor@bensonhurstbean.com or post it on our community calendar.

The Coney Island Film Festival
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday September 17, 18, and 19
Where: Various locations in Coney Island
What: An annual, weekend-long film festival
Cost: $50 for a full festival pass, $12-$15 for a day pass and $8 for individual screenings
More information: The Coney Island Film Festival’s official website

Brooklyn Book Festival
When: Sunday, September 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine
Where: In and around Brooklyn Heights (a complete festival map is available on the event’s website)
What: New York’s largest free literary event, The Brooklyn Book Festival is an annual book festival featuring a variety of talks by locally and internationally acclaimed writers.
Cost: FREE
More information: For a full list of events and details, see the Brooklyn Book Festival’s official website.

Franks & Brew at St. Finbar Catholic Church
When: Saturday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
Where: 1839 Bath Avenue
What: Chow down on hot dogs and beer for a small cover at this community gathering. Advance ticket sales only.
Cost: $10 per person
More information: (718) 236-3312

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