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Rooftop Films: More Than A Film Festival. As we approach our 20th anniversary, our plans include growing - and as an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization and we can't do it without you! Your gift to Rooftop Films allows us to continue our critically acclaimed Summer Series low cost community based film screenings, and to keep pushing the envelope creatively by bringing films that might have been overlooked by commercial venues to life through audience interaction, live bands, director panels, after parties and much more. Read on to find out more about how you a can join the Rooftop Films community, and help keep the spirit of independent media alive in New York and beyond.

Join Our Community. Do you love coming to Rooftop Films? Being the first to see new independent films? Checking out up-and-coming bands before our screenings? Hanging out in secret outdoor venues and talking to filmmakers and friends at our lively after-parties? Do you like saving money? If this and all that Rooftop does is important to you, become a member today and become an important part of the Rooftop Films community.

When you become a member, you get more access to Rooftop Films than ever before. You save money, get guaranteed early admission, collect Rooftop merchandise, and other member perks. As a member, you'll be a part of the thriving independent film community that Rooftop is keeping alive in New York City and beyond. Annual memberships are the lifeblood of any arts organization and there's nothing better than Rooftop Films in the summer. With our memberships there's no better deal and no better way of enjoying all that we have to offer. Become a Rooftop Films member today. 


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

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


Membership Levels

Check our Membership FAQ page for more info.

Sustaining Member: $225
($215+ Tax deductible)
A $2025 value.

• Free entry for member plus any two guests to all regularly priced Summer Series shows
• Guaranteed priority entry with RSVP
• One Rooftop Films tote bag 
• Your name in our program guide, on our website, and on screen at every show
Double Member: $150
($140 Tax Deductible)
A $1170 value.
• Free entry for member plus any one guest to all regularly priced Summer Series shows
• Guaranteed priority entry with RSVP
• One Rooftop Films tote bag
Single Member: $75
($75 Tax Deductible)
A $585 value.

• Free entry for member to all regularly priced Summer Series shows
• Guaranteed priority entry with RSVP
Student/Senior Member: $45
All the benefits of a Single Membership, at a special discounted price. Available to seniors or students with valid ID.

Why Become a Member?
Rooftop Membership provides incredible savings and the memberships count as tax-deductible donations, so if those are the only reasons you choose to purchase one, we won't blame you.

But you should know that by becoming a member, you're doing a lot more than just getting a great deal. You're helping us ensure that:
• Public school students learn valuable filmmaking and media literacy skills
through our Rooftop Education program
• We can continue offering affordable tickets to our screenings
• Our submission fees stay low, providing filmmakers of all kinds the chance
to show their work
• Projects by emerging filmmakers are supported by grants from the Rooftop
Filmmakers' Fund
• Our staff programs insightful panel discussions and Q&As to
supplement our screenings
• Other artists and non-profits can take advantage of our equipment rentals at low-cost

Or, if you'd rather Join Friends of Rooftop Films or just make a simple tax-deductible donationto support Rooftop Films, click here.


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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.