Archive for August 2011

by Sheila Maria Lobo
August 27th, 2011

If I had to pick my absolute favorite moment of the Rooftop 2011 Summer Series, I would say that it wasn’t a screening itself. It occurred during the day before a screening…

by Paris West
August 26th, 2011

Head on over to Coney Island for the final screening of EPIX Free-For-All summer series, “How She Move.”

by Kathryn Tam
August 23rd, 2011

Film + music + pie = a truly social media.

by Cressida Greening
August 23rd, 2011

Don’t miss your chance to watch the original, the ultimate mob movie; Francis Ford Coppola’s “The Godfather”, being screened this Thursday in Tompkins Square Park as part of the EPIX Movie Free-For-All!

by Alex Ferrigno
August 22nd, 2011

Growing up in Brooklyn, I always figured I had a good grasp of my home city. I attended high school in Manhattan and had friends in all five boroughs, so I put the subway to good use. Whether it was hanging out on fire escapes or drunken journeys through Alphabet City, I lived the typical [...]

by Sheila Maria Lobo
August 20th, 2011

I truly have loved every Rooftop Film we’ve picked this summer. They’re always characterized by one thing, showcasing how differently people live, and how differently they can look at life. But if asked to choose the one film that I’ll most remember and take away with me, it has to be La Bocca del Lupo, a beautiful documentary about love and memory in the enigmatic seaport city of Genoa.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
August 17th, 2011

From my first day at the office to now, the most important thing I’ve learned about working at Rooftop Films is… it is what you make of it. This small, sometimes high stress environment is also the most intensive creative environment, and one from which I have learned a lot.

by Cressida Greening
August 17th, 2011

You heard right…EPIX is bringing Bieber mania to Coney Island this Monday with a screening of Never Say Never, the ultimate chronicle of the trials and tribulations of being pop sensation Justin Bieber….you do not want to miss this!

by Sheila Maria Lobo
August 16th, 2011

Watch the hilarious Rooftop Alum Winnebago Man FREE on Snag Films and Hulu for the next two weeks.

by Kathryn Tam
August 16th, 2011

WORLD’S BEST DAD tells the story of two brothers who haven’t seen each other since their father passed away reuniting to send their fathers ashes into space. Meet the filmmaker Joshua Gross and see what he has to say about family, americana and making a movie on the road.

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