Archive for the ‘Film Screening’ Category

by Leah Roh
August 2nd, 2012

Rooftop Films chats with Melanie Shatzky and Brian Cassidy of Patron Saints, which screens August 4th at the Old American Can Factory.

by Samantha Hill
July 31st, 2012

Rooftop collaborates with Rural Route Film Festival at Brooklyn Grange Farm

by Christian Paxton
July 30th, 2012

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

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 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

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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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