Archive for the ‘2009 Summer Series’ Category

Rooftop Films’ 2009 Summer Series, our 13th Annual year of “Underground Movies Outdoors” included over 40 nights of programming, in outdoor venues throughout New York City. Spanning from May through September, we showed over 150 films. Here, you can read filmmaker interviews, show updates, watch shorts from the program, and stay in touch with all elements of the festival. For the complete schedule, visit the About section of our website.

by Kate Gellene
May 22nd, 2013

AT&T Rooftop Feature Film Grantees Bill and Turner Ross give us an update on Western, their latest project.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 20th, 2011

It’s been an exciting few months for our Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees. Join us in doing a little dance for them.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 2nd, 2011

Union Docs and Rooftop Films present TnT (Titles and Trailers), an evening of exploration into whether titles and trailer sequences be works of art in and of themselves. This Saturday, 7:30pm at Union Docs.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
January 25th, 2011

Zachary Levy’s funny, gut-wrenching film Strongman (Rooftop Summer Series 2009), about professional strongman Stanless Steel, opens tomorrow at the IFC Center.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
December 10th, 2010

The 2011 Sundance line-up features 25 Rooftop Alums, more than ever before. Meet the Sundance stars of tomorrow: Buy a Rooftop Films Membership today.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
November 17th, 2010

Best Worst Movie, the award winning Rooftop alum about the worst movie ever made (Troll 2) is now out on DVD. It’s one of the funniest documentaries you will ever see, so get it today, from Amazon!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
October 4th, 2010

Rooftop screened David’s Intifada NYC in 2009. David is now turning to another rebellious outsider: the Peruvian folk/rock musician, pirate radio activist and Amazonian political gadfly Ranil. Support this exciting film on Kickstarter!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
September 29th, 2010

Rooftop showed this sexy, funny short at our “Endless Forgiveness: Romantic Short Films” show in 2009. Now that’s it up online, you can get titilated, too.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
September 15th, 2010

Rooftop alum film Burning in the Sun is up for a $20,000 prize, but you have to vote today!

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 28th, 2010

Support Rooftop alum Angela Tucker’s controversial new documentary about asexuality on Kickstarter!

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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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