Archive for July 2011

by Kathryn Tam
July 13th, 2011

This week, the EPIX Movie Free-For-All takes us through adventures both fantastic and dangerous–and its completely free, so the risk is well worth taking.

by Cressida Greening
July 13th, 2011

Todd Bieber, director of Found: Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard is currently trying to kick start his next project Turtle Derby Documentary and has just sent us a clip from the movie featuring a belligerent little snapping turtle.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
July 11th, 2011

Rooftop is thrilled to announce that a special screening of The Myth of the American Sleepover will take place on July 17th, at the Ace Hotel. This incredibly beautiful and intimate film about being a teen, seeking adventure, forming bonds, falling in love, and growing up will be followed by a Q&A with the director, David Robert Mitchell himself, as well as some fun sleepover games!

by Dan Nuxoll
July 11th, 2011

The EPIX Movie Free-For-All continues on Monday, July 11, with the first ever screening of Coney Island Flicks on the Beach

by Sheila Maria Lobo
July 8th, 2011

Top Spin documents Ariel Hsing and Michael Landers, two very young U.S. Singles Champions in competitive table tennis. They may already be famous, but Sarah and Mina will prove just how relatable these athletes are as well; they’re striving to make it to the 2012 Olympics, while also just trying to get through high school! Please give them your support.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
July 8th, 2011

Rooftop’s good friends Daryl Friemark and David Parkin are putting out a new comic thriller series. But moving from pencils, to ink, to color, to the world is an arduous adventure itself. Take part! Pledge now to help kickstart The Devil is Due in Dreary.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
July 7th, 2011

July 29th through July 31st is Animation Weekend, and the list of films is here! The Animation Block:Summerfest (ABP) will screen at Rooftop and Bamcinématek, bringing you the best in animation from all over the world.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 7th, 2011

Hide Your Smiling Faces is a film directed by Dan Carbone, and produced by Zach Shedd and Matt Petock, three guys I went to school with at NYU. In the four short years since we all graduated, these three have produced an impressive amount of work, including the fiction feature film A Little Closer, which premiered [...]

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