Archive for the ‘2012 Summer Series’ Category

by Christian Paxton
July 30th, 2012

We catch up with filmmaker Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir to get the full scoop on ‘Grandma Lo-Fi’.

by Leah Roh
July 26th, 2012

Rooftop Films interviews Jacob Krupnick of “Girl Walk // All Day”

by Samantha Hill
July 26th, 2012

Rooftop Films sits down with the programmer for Animation Block Party, playing Friday, July 28 at Automotive High School.

by Leah Roh
July 25th, 2012

Rooftop Films interviews Shenandoah Ableman of Shenandoah and the Night.

by Samantha Hill
July 24th, 2012

A fifth grade choir from Staten Island gets their big break

by Rebeccah Pope
July 23rd, 2012

DCTV spreading the word together with the documentary The Invisible War Thursday, July 26th.

by Rebeccah Pope
July 19th, 2012

Rooftop had the opportunity to ask some questions about the truly personal documentary Her Master’s Voice by Nina Conti.

by Kate Gellene
July 19th, 2012

Katie Dellamaggiore’s debut feature Brooklyn Castle tells the extraordinary story of New York City middle school I.S. 318, home of the nation’s most successful student chess team. Though 70% of the school’s students come from low income families, most of their player rankings would beat out Albert Einstein. Katie spent over a year with the kids, documenting their hard work, their challenges and their success. Rooftop recently had a chat with her about her experiences making the film, her inspiration, and exciting plans for the future.

by Rebeccah Pope
July 17th, 2012

Rooftop Films is merging with the sport of Baseball on Staten Island for free screenings of some classic baseball films.

by Christian Paxton
July 17th, 2012

Bart Layton’s ‘The Imposter’ playing now at Sunshine Cinema. Don’t miss out!

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