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 Lela Scott MacNeil
November 8th, 2010

24-year-old Rooftop Alum Lena Dunham’s new film Tiny Furniture has been winning awards from SXSW, praise from the NY Times, and comparisons to Woody Allen. Go see it for yourself.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
November 8th, 2010

Go see the film Spout.com called a “a funny, inventively made work of true-life science fiction” THIS FRIDAY at Cinema Village in New York City.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
November 2nd, 2010

Kiss is the winner of the 2010 Rooftop Films Distribution Contest. Win it on DVD along with the thriller If I Want to Whistle, I’ll Whistle.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 25th, 2010

See Lucy Walker’s award winning documentary, Waste Land about a superstar artist (Vik Muniz) and an inspiring group of scavengers in the world’s largest landfill. Opens THIS FRIDAY at the Angelika in NYC.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 6th, 2010

Support Rooftop Alum Elena Greenlee’s new short film Nasceu Maria, winner of the 2010 Spike Lee Fellowship, on Kickstarter.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
September 14th, 2010

Rooftop just got back from touring with Josh Fox’s Gasland . It opens tomorrow at the IFC Center, and if you value your non-flammable drinking water, you’ll go see it.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
September 3rd, 2010

Etienne!, the quirky bicycle road trip comedy about a man and hamster, was a highlight of this year’s Rooftop Summer Series. See it for one week only at reRun theater in Brooklyn.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
August 30th, 2010

For a fourth year, Rooftop is pleased to collaborate with IFP on screenings and forum activities during Independent Film Week (Sept. 19-23).

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
August 20th, 2010

Given all that Rooftop does, it blows my mind that we’re able to pull it all off with such a small staff. Our people possess unbelievable ambition, dedication and skill, and we wouldn’t be anything like the organization you see without them.

by Ad Wasey
August 14th, 2010

A Q&A with Lucy Walker about her documentary Waste Land, which follows Brooklyn-based Brazilian artist Vik Muniz and a group of garbage pickers as they produce a daring social art project.

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