Archive for the ‘Rooftop Alumni News’ Category

After running Rooftop Films for 14 years, there are now over 1,600 filmmakers who have screened with us. A talented and productive bunch that spans the globe and covers all corners of the indie film world (and beyond). We’ll always happily promote the work of our alums, so here you can find out tons of interesting things they’re up to.

by Kate Gellene
November 27th, 2013

Home for the holidays? Discover (or revisit) some of our favorite features from past years Summer Series, just a click away on Netflix.

by Kate Gellene
November 22nd, 2013

Steve James new documentary Life Itself, based on the memoir of Roger Ebert, seeks help from film fans to finish the project.

by Adam Schartoff
October 22nd, 2013

Join Filmwax, Zachary Levy and Stan “Stanless Steel” Pleskun for a special screening of Strongman in celebration of its long-awaited DVD and digital release this Wednesday, October 23rd.

by Kate Gellene
September 12th, 2013

The “stoner dramedy” and feature debut from Rooftop Film Fund Grantee Shaka King will begin its theatrical run at Film Forum on September 18th, with Shaka King in person at select screenings!

by Alece Oxendine
August 16th, 2013

Rooftop Films Announces Recipients of 2013 Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund, including AT&T Cash Grant.

by Michael
June 14th, 2013

Rooftop alum Leah Wolchok is directing a new documentary about the world of the New Yorker cartoons.

by Kate Gellene
May 22nd, 2013

AT&T Rooftop Feature Film Grantees Bill and Turner Ross give us an update on Western, their latest project.

by Katie Martinez
May 21st, 2013

Rooftop alumni Ritesh Batra and Jeremy Saulnier take their latest films to Cannes Film Festival.

by Sabrina Farhi
April 22nd, 2013

Rooftop alum Ornana’s first feature film”Euphonia” is now online!

by Sabrina Farhi
March 22nd, 2013

Help kickstart Rooftop alum and grant recipient Alison Bagnall’s latest project “Funny Bunny” about complicated characters who do absurd but authentic things.

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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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