Archive for the ‘Filmmaker Interview’ Category

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 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 Christian Paxton
July 13th, 2012

Captured in breathtaking 16mm film, The Argentinean Lesson follows an eight-year-old traveling from Poland to Argentina who meets Marcia, a beautiful and brave young girl, 11 going on 30.

by Christian Paxton
June 22nd, 2012

Jonathan Lisecki gives us some inside scoop on the making of his feature film Gayby, showing this Saturday June 23 at Open Road Rooftop on the Lower East Side.

by Kate Gellene
June 18th, 2012

Rooftop Alum Terence Nance shares his literary inspirations, editing process, and more ahead of his film An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, screening Thursday, June 21 at Dekalb Market in Brooklyn.

by Rebeccah Pope
June 12th, 2012

David Zellner sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his latest film Kid-Thing screening Thursday, June 14 on the lawn at Automotive High School in Williamsburg.

by Kate Gellene
June 7th, 2012

Matthew Lillard’s Fat Kid Rules The World is coming to Open Road Rooftop this Friday at 8PM. He had chat with us about the film, DIY distribution, and called us fat kids (and proud!).

by Kate Gellene
June 5th, 2012

Amy Seimetz chats with Rooftop Films to discuss her debut feature Sun Don’t Shine, screening Saturday, June 9 at Open Road Rooftop in the Lower East Side.

by Alece Oxendine
June 4th, 2012

Caveh Zahedi sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his latest controversial film The Sheik and I, screening Thursday, June 7 at Automotive High School in Williamsburg.

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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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