Archive for June 2012

by Dan Nuxoll
June 29th, 2012

Beasts of the Southern Wild, one of the greatest movies you will ever see, is now playing in New York and L.A. Check it out this weekend at the Landmark Sunshine and Lincoln Plaza Cinemas in NYC, and the Landmark Theater and Arclight Cinema in Los Angeles.

by Kate Gellene
June 28th, 2012

We are please to announce the return of Flicks on the Beach to Coney Island starting this July, presented by NYC & Co. and Rooftop Films. This season’s lineup brings up and coming filmmakers, modern classics, and a historic celebration

by Rebeccah Pope
June 27th, 2012

Rooftop Films and BAMcinematek join Animation Block Party July 27th for a fantastic series of animated shorts.

by Leah Roh
June 25th, 2012

Rooftop Film’s Alum Conrad Jackson presents “Falling Overnight,” which comes out in theaters July 27th. A gripping and inspiring love story of two hopeful romantics as they embark on an uncertain future, “Falling Overnight” is not a film to miss!

by Samantha Hill
June 25th, 2012

Developed by multimedia artists Carl Skelton and R. Luke DuBois, Sweet Stream Love’s River displays words of love-sent by audience members via sms messages-glowing in the rippling surface of a real-time animation of a virtual pool of water. Presented by AT&T.

by Christian Paxton
June 22nd, 2012

Jonathan Lisecki gives us some inside scoop on the making of his feature film Gayby, showing this Saturday June 23 at Open Road Rooftop on the Lower East Side.

by Kate Gellene
June 18th, 2012

Rooftop Alum Terence Nance shares his literary inspirations, editing process, and more ahead of his film An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, screening Thursday, June 21 at Dekalb Market in Brooklyn.

by Christian Paxton
June 15th, 2012

If you didn’t make it to our screening of Virkam Gandhi’s “Kumare”, we’ve got great news! The documentary film about Gandhi’s dip into the conman’s world as a local guru in Arizona will be showcasing on June 20 in the IFC Center.

by Christian Paxton
June 14th, 2012

Acclaimed independent filmmaker Byron Hurt’s latest film Soul Food Junkies will premiere at the American Black Film Festival this week.

by Rebeccah Pope
June 14th, 2012

Rooftop Films, Northside Film Festival, and Oscilloscope screen Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best this June 2012.

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