Archive for May 2010

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 30th, 2010

The film consists entirely of objects, and yet it’s surprisingly touching, revealing the character behind it and all the moments, people and places that make up a life. Because of the visual detail, if you saw this film at Rooftop, it’s worth a second, slower look in full screen mode.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 29th, 2010

What if mankind’s greatest predators were just big five-eyed blue puppy dogs looking to play? Would we still try to zap them? This adorable and energetic animated film by Jake Armstrong is a ton of fun, and also speaks to humanity’s wild daring and laughably bold ignorance.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 29th, 2010

This film scares the guts out of me.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 28th, 2010

Rooftop Films speaks to director Johannes Nyholm about the fine line between dreams and reality. See his shadow puppet animation TONIGHT at Rooftop Films “Dark ‘Toons.”

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 27th, 2010

Rooftop Films spoke with Camillevis Thery about metaphysics and the communicative power of a simple line. See his short film “Inukshuk” TONIGHT at our “Dark ‘Toons” show.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 27th, 2010

Due to rain, the screening of Etienne! has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 30. All other details remain the same: location, time, etc.

by Dan Nuxoll
May 26th, 2010

Join us Wednesday, June 2nd, for an exclusive sneak preview of The Neistat Brothers, a genre-busting, eight-episode series.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 26th, 2010

Directors Max Joseph and Chris Weller talk about their film “Let’s Harvest the Organs of Death Row Inmates,” a funny and provocative new take on the death penalty.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 26th, 2010

Find Etienne at Rooftop Films on May 30.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 25th, 2010

Rooftop Films spoke to the director of “The Surprise Demise of Francis Cooper’s Mother,” part of our “Dark Toons” program, about why being self-centered around death sometimes makes sense.

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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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