Archive for July 2012

by Christian Paxton
July 24th, 2012

If you’ve noticed a few things changing in Brooklyn over the years, you might want to come see the monthly Brooklyn Reconstructed film series kicking off tomorrow Wednesday July 25 with ‘My Brooklyn’.

by Rebeccah Pope
July 23rd, 2012

DCTV spreading the word together with the documentary The Invisible War Thursday, July 26th.

by Orfeo Tagluri
July 20th, 2012

The good people at Macktez know it can be tough to find time, space, and most importantly the cash necessary to pursue your creative interests. In order to help you escape these distractions and really get down to work they are offering the opportunity to win a $1000 summer stipend. To enter for a chance [...]

by Rebeccah Pope
July 19th, 2012

Rooftop had the opportunity to ask some questions about the truly personal documentary Her Master’s Voice by Nina Conti.

by Leah Roh
July 19th, 2012

Rooftop Films Alum Debuts Hit UK Television Show

by Kate Gellene
July 19th, 2012

Katie Dellamaggiore’s debut feature Brooklyn Castle tells the extraordinary story of New York City middle school I.S. 318, home of the nation’s most successful student chess team. Though 70% of the school’s students come from low income families, most of their player rankings would beat out Albert Einstein. Katie spent over a year with the kids, documenting their hard work, their challenges and their success. Rooftop recently had a chat with her about her experiences making the film, her inspiration, and exciting plans for the future.

by Adam Schartoff
July 18th, 2012

Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette is the guest.

by Rebeccah Pope
July 17th, 2012

Rooftop Films is merging with the sport of Baseball on Staten Island for free screenings of some classic baseball films.

by Christian Paxton
July 17th, 2012

Bart Layton’s ‘The Imposter’ playing now at Sunshine Cinema. Don’t miss out!

by Christian Paxton
July 13th, 2012

Captured in breathtaking 16mm film, The Argentinean Lesson follows an eight-year-old traveling from Poland to Argentina who meets Marcia, a beautiful and brave young girl, 11 going on 30.

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