Archive for the ‘Film Screening’ Category

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 Leah Roh
July 12th, 2012

Remember that time you were stared down for innocently jamming to your headphones by yourself on the subway? Well, Jacob Krupnick’s Girl Walk // All Day tells you that it’s okay!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
July 5th, 2012

A whimsical and scientific omnibus of short films about our solar system, commissioned and created by Cinemad and Rooftop Films, landing in Portland, Chicago and San Francisco in July.

by Christian Paxton
July 3rd, 2012

Five Boroughs + Thirty Screenings + Zero Cost / All Summer Long = Rooftop Films Free Summer Series

by Kate Gellene
June 28th, 2012

We are please to announce the return of Flicks on the Beach to Coney Island starting this July, presented by NYC & Co. and Rooftop Films. This season’s lineup brings up and coming filmmakers, modern classics, and a historic celebration

by Christian Paxton
June 14th, 2012

Acclaimed independent filmmaker Byron Hurt’s latest film Soul Food Junkies will premiere at the American Black Film Festival this week.

by Kate Gellene
May 17th, 2012

Our friends at Filmwax are hosting a brand new screening series, Movie Night at Franklin Park, beginning this Monday May 21st.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 4th, 2012

Long time Rooftop alumni Stephen Collins’ latest film will have its New York premiere at reRun Gastropub Theater! Steve will be there in person to talk about this darkly comic, off-kilter film.

by Kate Gellene
May 4th, 2012

Award-winning filmmaker Bryan Wizemann’s feature plays Rooftop’s Opening Weekend on May 12. Bryan talked with us about his inspiration for the film, his festival success, and working with Lauren Ambrose.

by Emilie Spiegel
April 11th, 2012

Rooftop is proud to co-present two screenings at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Andrew Semans’ “Nancy, Please,” and Michael Palmieri & Donal Mosher’s “Off Label.” And don’t miss the other great Rooftop Alums at this year’s fest.

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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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