Archive for March 2012

by Emily Cameron
March 30th, 2012

Chronicles an unprecedented series of concerts performed in NYC by legendary jazz composer and conductor Lawrence D. ‘Butch’ Morris.

by Adam Schartoff
March 28th, 2012

Jonathan Lisecki, the writer and director of the comedy Gayby is the guest.

by Kate Gellene
March 23rd, 2012

Though your thoughts may be filled with Friday and the weekend, be sure to free up your evenings next week for a chance to see Rooftop Alum Don Hertzfeldt’s award winning animated trilogy, in its entirety for the first time!

by Adam Schartoff
March 21st, 2012

Filmmaker and critic Godfrey Cheshire is the guest.

by Emily Cameron
March 20th, 2012

Alum Gary Huggin’s new film KICK ME looks like quite a wild ride. Watch his hilarious and enigmatic video and help him make KICK ME!

by Kate Gellene
March 14th, 2012

We know that there are a ton of film events this season, most notably SXSW fever, which has many of our friends skipping town for sunny Austin, TX. For those of us who didn’t get on a plane last week, there are still some great events right here in the city (and at a much lower cost!)

by Adam Schartoff
March 14th, 2012

Nick Shimkin describes his work with both the Brooklyn Arts Council and the Kings County Cinema Society.

by Emilie Spiegel
March 10th, 2012

If you missed Heather Courtney’s powerful and important film Where Soldiers Come From at last year’s Rooftop Summer Series, it is now available for streaming or download.

by Kate Gellene
March 8th, 2012

After a great run at the 2011 Rooftop Summer Series, Christian Zwanikken’s robots will return to the screen for a theatrical run! Jarred Alterman’s bizzare and beautiful documentary, Convento, is set to premiere at Brooklyn’s reRun Gastropub Theater beginning next Friday, March 9.

by Adam Schartoff
March 7th, 2012

Experimental filmmaker Caveh Zavhedi (The Sheik & I) is the guest.

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