Ep 316: Guy Maddin / Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern
by Adam Schartoff
October 7th, 2015

Guests on this episode include the documentary co-directors Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern who have a new film, In My Father’s House opening Friday 10/9, and Canadian experimental filmmaker Guy Maddin whose new film The Forbidden Room opens at Film Forum today.

Ep 315: Atom Egoyan • Doug Tirola • AD Calvo
by Adam Schartoff
September 30th, 2015

Veteran director Atom Egoyan with his latest film screening at Vienna & Woodstock Film Festival; Documentary filmmaker Doug Tirola discusses his new National Lampoon doc, Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead; and A.D. Calvo returns to update on his feature The Missing Girl.

Ep 314: Bruce Greenwood & Frank Hall Green
by Adam Schartoff
September 25th, 2015

The new feature film, Wildlike, is the focus of this episode. Guests include the director, Frank Hall Green, and actor Bruce Greenwood.

Close up on Melisa Ramos — a filmmaker and Airbnb host from East Harlem!
by Kate Gellene
September 18th, 2015

Meet Melisa, a filmmaker and film teacher from East Harlem, who shares her extra space on Airbnb so that she can pursue freelance filmmaking and inspiring side projects.

Ep 313: Meira Blaustein / Alan Zweig / Tomas Leach
by Adam Schartoff
September 18th, 2015

The Founder & Executive Director of the Woodstock Film Festival, Meira Blaustein, is the first guest. Then Toronto-based documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig, followed by British filmmaker Tomas Leach.

Film Students: Become our next Programming Intern!
by Kate Gellene
September 17th, 2015

Rooftop films seeks a hard working, dedicated individual to be our Fall Programming Intern – if you’re interested in film festival programming, independent film, arts administration, or non-profit management, apply today!

Ep 312: Roger Corman / Kent Moran / Dwayne Epstein
by Adam Schartoff
September 9th, 2015

The man who may have single handedly invented independent film, producer/director/actor Roger Corman on the podcast; also first time feature filmmaker Kent Moran with his new The Challenger; and author of the definitive biography of Lee Marvin, Dwayne Epstein.

Where to find Rooftop Alumni at Festivals this Fall
by Noah Koch
September 3rd, 2015

Find out when to see films by the 19 Rooftop Alum at NYFF and TIFF this year

Ep 311: Michael Beach Nichols & Christopher Walker / Stanley Nelson / Oren Moverman
by Adam Schartoff
September 2nd, 2015

Guests on this episode include the co-directors of the new documentary Welcome to Leith; Stanley Nelson director of the new documentary The Blank Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution; and director Oren Moverman discusses his new film starring Richard Gere, Time Out of Mind.

Ep 310: Mickey Sumner, Jake Johnson, Joe Swanberg, John Magery & Myna Joseph
by Adam Schartoff
August 22nd, 2015

Guests include the creative team behind The Mend including filmmaker John Magery, actress Mickey Sumner & co-producer Myna Joseph; and two of the filmmakers behind Digging for Fire, actor Jake Johnson & returning to the podcast filmmaker Joe Swanberg.

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