Archive for the ‘2011 Summer Series’ Category

by Kate Gellene
January 10th, 2014

Support The Foxy Merkins, a new lesbian-prostitute-buddy-comedy from Rooftop alum Madeline Olnek.

by Adam Schartoff
October 22nd, 2013

Join Filmwax, Zachary Levy and Stan “Stanless Steel” Pleskun for a special screening of Strongman in celebration of its long-awaited DVD and digital release this Wednesday, October 23rd.

by Kate Gellene
July 26th, 2012

Zachary Raines and his team from “Freeloader” hope to return with another black comedy-of-errors and they need your help on Kickstarter to make it happen!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 18th, 2012

After screening Sean’s latest short “American Juggalo” on Thursday, we bring your attention to his hit short from last year, an eye-popping jaw-dropping doc about a bowling hustler.

by Emilie Spiegel
March 10th, 2012

If you missed Heather Courtney’s powerful and important film Where Soldiers Come From at last year’s Rooftop Summer Series, it is now available for streaming or download.

by Kate Gellene
March 8th, 2012

After a great run at the 2011 Rooftop Summer Series, Christian Zwanikken’s robots will return to the screen for a theatrical run! Jarred Alterman’s bizzare and beautiful documentary, Convento, is set to premiere at Brooklyn’s reRun Gastropub Theater beginning next Friday, March 9.

by Austin McAllister
February 11th, 2012

Everyone has seen it. Wife has husband, husband cheats on wife, wife gets angry. The story has played out many a time, but somehow Alison Bagnall’s beautifully understated film The Dish and the Spoon doesn’t just tell this story, it lets you live it.

by Kate Gellene
January 10th, 2012

After months of touring festivals and screens around the country, the 2009 Filmmakers Fund Grantee Ian Cheney’s “The City Dark” has returned for its theatrical premiere at the IFC Center on January 18th.

by Kate Gellene
January 6th, 2012

Need a break from the post-holiday winter doldrums? (Has it only been a week?) Laugh it off all weekend at reRun at the theatrical premiere of Madeline Olnek’s sci-fi comedy film “Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same.”

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 5th, 2012

Filmmaker Robert Greene dares to bring his documentary Fake It So Real back to Brooklyn? Not in our house!

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