Archive for the ‘2010 Summer Series’ Category

Rooftop Films’ 2010 Summer Series, our 14th Annual year of “Underground Movies Outdoors,” ran from May 14 until August 20, with special events through the end of September. We hosted over 50 events in 17 different outdoor locations in New York City and elsewhere. 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 2010 Summer Series section of our website.

by Amy Weiner
April 14th, 2014

Watch Keith Miller’s Five Star at the 2014 TriBeCa Film Festival, co-presented by Rooftop!

by Kate Gellene
January 12th, 2012

Alumni filmmaker Keith Miller’s first feature film has been accepted, and will make its world premiere at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival! Before they can head to Utah they need to make a few finishing touches, so they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign and they need your help!

by Kate Gellene
December 30th, 2011

We are pleased to announce that the debut feature by Rooftop alumni Terence Nance has been selected to make its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival! But he needs your help to make it there.

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 18th, 2011

Matt Porterfield’s acclaimed and beautiful film Putty Hill played at our Kickstarter Film Festival last summer. Now it’s playing at Cinema Village in NYC. Go see it this weekend.

by Damon Griffin
February 17th, 2011

The quirky, charming hamster comedy (you read that correctly) Etienne!, which played our Summer Series last year, is now on DVD.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 8th, 2011

Peter Hartlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle said, “If you were ever wondering what Die Hard would have been like if Neil LaBute directed it as an art film, prepare to enjoy Lovers of Hate.” Lucky for you it opens in NYC this Friday.

by Emily Carmichael
January 29th, 2011

When you go to Sundance as a filmmaker, everyone tells you to meet as many people as possible. Sometimes the attempt to do so can land a person in an awfully awkward situation.

by Ruben Oestlund
January 26th, 2011

Every year Sundance picks out movies to screen for students at Park City High School. I make the case for why kids shouldn’t decide for themselves what films they watch – we should decide for them.

by Emily Carmichael
January 23rd, 2011

You were at the director’s brunch; I was at the director’s brunch. Our eyes met. You smiled. Then I waved, which admittedly might have been a little misleading.

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