Rooftop Photos by Irwin Seow

How do I buy a membership?
To pay by credit card, simply visit, select the type of membership you'd like, click "purchase" and enter your credit card information. Rooftop Films currently accepts credit cards through PayPal.

To pay by check, download this form, fill it out, and mail along with a check payable to "Rooftop Films" to:

Rooftop Films
232 3rd Street
Suite E106 
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Once you have purchased your membership, we will contact you to confirm the name you would like your membership to be under. Membership benefits are only valid for the person whose name is on the membership. If you are unable to use your membership in your name and would like to transfer it to another person, you can do so on a one time basis by emailing

What does "Guaranteed priority entry with RSVP" mean?
All Members who have tickets receive priority entry via the member line. Members receive priority entry  when doors open (usually 8:00pm). 

How do I reseve my Member Tickets?
Once you become a member we will send you detailed instructions on how to reserve member tickets.

What if a show is sold out? Can I still get in as a member? 
You are not guaranteed entry to any show unless you reserve a ticket. 

Can I buy a membership as a gift for my child/sister/friend who lives in New York City? 
Yes, absolutely! Fill out this form to purchase a gift membership. You can specify the name and email of the person you are buying the membership for and we will send them the details if their membership . 

What if I'm moving away from New York City, and I won't be able to use my membership for the rest of the summer. Can I cancel it and get a refund? Can I give it to my friend?
No, memberships cannot be cancelled or refunded. However, you can transfer your membership to another person on a one time basis if you are moving out of town or are unable to take advantage of your membership for some other reason. Please email to transfer your membership.

If I join today when will my membership expire?
Memberships are vaild for one calendar year.

How do I find out about upcoming shows?
Please visit for all information on upcoming shows.

Is my membership fee tax deductable?
Yes, your membership fee is fully tax deductable, minus the cost of your Rooftop Films tote bag ($10), if applicable. If you would rather not receive a free tote bag, please email If you choose not to receive a free tote bag, your membership fees are 100% tax deductable.

What is my membership worth?
Memberships provide up to a $1755 value, but the membership itself has no cash value.

Can't I just give Rooftop Films a donation?
Absolutely. To make a 100% tax deductable donation to Rooftop Films, please visit our donation page.

You didn't answer my question!
Sorry about that. Give us a call at 718-417-7362 or email


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About Rooftop Films

Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.


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