Archive for December 2011

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
December 30th, 2011

Did you attend a Rooftop event this year? Did you screen a film, watch shorts online, rent equipment, or partake in all that Rooftop Films has to offer? If so, you are part of the Rooftop Community, and we need your support.

by Kate Gellene
December 30th, 2011

We are pleased to announce that the debut feature by Rooftop alumni Terence Nance has been selected to make its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival! But he needs your help to make it there.

by Adam Schartoff
December 21st, 2011

Director and screenwriter of Hello Lonesome, Adam Reid, is the guest.

by Dan Nuxoll
December 18th, 2011

Our Films For the Occupation series is finished (at least for now) but the screenings were tremendously successful with packed houses all over the city and truly fascinating and provocative Q. For those of you who missed the final short program, here are most of the short films that we screened on our Friday night [...]

by Adam Schartoff
December 14th, 2011

Factory 25 founder, distributor Matt Grady, is the guest.

by Kate Gellene
December 13th, 2011

Soul Food Junkies, the new documentary from award-winning director and Rooftop Films alum Byron Hurt, addresses the consequences of the beloved comfort food cuisine known as soul food – both good and bad. Kickstart this important project.

by Kate Gellene
December 12th, 2011

Andy Berends is a daring and very smart filmmaker, as well as a Rooftop alum (We showed Adnaan’s feature When Adnaan Comes Home back in 2007). His latest project looks fantastic, so take a look at his trailer and help him finish his film!

by Adam Schartoff
December 12th, 2011

Documentary filmmaker Kelly Anderson is the guest.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
December 7th, 2011

That’s right folks, this year, we’re going all out. Rooftop is putting on our very first Winter Benefit, and we want you to be there.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
December 6th, 2011

Four nights of activist films screening for free in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Dec. 13-16!

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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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