Archive for the ‘Filmmaker Interview’ Category

by Christina Fleuron Dahl
November 8th, 2012

Meet Bill and Turner Ross. Winners of the AT&T 2012 Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Cash Grant.

by Samantha Hill
August 8th, 2012

Rooftop talks with Welcome to Pine Hill director Keith Miller ahead of the free screening in Fort Greene Park on Thursday, August 9.

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 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 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.

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