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 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.

by Alece Oxendine
March 15th, 2013

Rooftop alum Jessica Edwards needs our support for her new book of advice “Tell Me Something”

by Alece Oxendine
February 25th, 2013

Congratulations to Rooftop alum Inocente for winning Best Documentary Short at the Oscars.

by Alece Oxendine
January 31st, 2013

Several Rooftop alum are selected to screen at this year’s SXSW.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 31st, 2013

There is a certain hypnotic power in David Lowery’s films. Ain’t Them Bodies Saints is a post-modern Western, a form of near-magical realism, so vivid and detailed and intense as to seem dreamlike.

by Tia and Carl Lessin
January 25th, 2013

Rooftop alum and Academy Award-nominated filmmakers Tia and Carl Lessin discuss their experience at Sundance with their latest documentary Citizen Koch.

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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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