Archive for July 2014

by Ally Navolio
July 23rd, 2014

Meet Adam Kahan, director of The Case of the Three-Sided Dream, a fascinating look at the life and legacy of jazz legend Rahsaan Roland Kirk.

by Adam Schartoff
July 21st, 2014

Guests on this episode include the actress Jacki Weaver and documentary filmmakers Lisa Gossels and Adam Kahan.

by Adam Himes
July 18th, 2014

Get to know Aaron I. Naar, whose new film Mateo portrays the miraculous mariachi career of musician Mathew Stoneman over the course of four years.

by Adam Himes
July 17th, 2014

Rooftop Films is pleased to announce the opening of our 2014 Filmmakers’ Fund Grants! Applications to our 2014 Grants are now open and available to all Rooftop alumni.

by Nicholas Camacho
July 16th, 2014

Rooftop Films and Arts Brookfield Present three free screenings along the Hudson River at Brookfield Place. Screenings include opening night of Animation Block Party, a collection of New York Short Films, and a special sneak preview of The Case of the Three Sided Dream.

by Olivia Creamer
July 16th, 2014

The name alone gives you a sense of the riotous journey that Zoe McIntosh takes her audience on in her docu-comedy, “The Deadly Ponies Gang.” She follows Clint and Dwayne, who are “the bestest of friends” and the sole members of their gang, who use their pimped-out ponies as their main method of transportation around [...]

by Nicholas Camacho
July 14th, 2014

Rooftop Films brings a tangy taste of Austin, TX to South Brooklyn with a weekend of SXSW Film Festival selections ‘Mateo’ and ‘10,000KM’

by Adam Schartoff
July 11th, 2014

Actress Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent, Jack Goes Boating) and actor/filmmaker Jayce Bartok (A Song Still Inside), are the guests on this episode of the podcast. Jayce’s directorial debut feature film, Fall to Rise, the story of two women and an unlikely friendship. After  Lauren (Katherine Crockett), a principal dancer and new mother, is injured she is [...]

by Adam Schartoff
July 8th, 2014

Legendary film director Bernardo Bertolucci is the guest. His new film, Me and You, is currently in theaters.

by Adam Schartoff
July 3rd, 2014

The Chicago-based documentary filmmaker Steve James is the sole guest on this episode of the podcast. Steve has a new film coming out Friday, July 4th on the life and career of the late film critic Roger Ebert, called Life Itself.

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