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 Ali Ward
October 4th, 2012

Writer/Director Jonathan Lisecki’s celebrated feature hits theaters for wide release October 12

by Alece Oxendine
September 24th, 2012

2012 Rooftop Alum The Waiting Room will open at IFC Center Wednesday, September 26.

by Alece Oxendine
September 7th, 2012

Support Rooftop Films alum Talibah Newman with her thesis film “Sweet Honey Chile” on Kickstarter.

by Alece Oxendine
August 31st, 2012

If you missed the opportunity to watch Detropia with us, check it out at the IFC Center starting Friday, September 7!

by Kate Gellene
August 16th, 2012

Rooftop alum Marjan Tehrani is back with an ambitious new doc Boarders Without Boarders, which brings a team of US pro-snowboarders to Iran to tackle the uncharted slopes of the Alborz mountains, and discover Iran along the way.

by Leah Roh
August 14th, 2012

Rooftop Film’s Grant Winner Susan Youssef Premieres Habibi at the Lincoln Center

by Christian Paxton
July 31st, 2012

Longtime friend of Rooftop, Jeremy Saulnier, sets out to make the extraordinary and powerful film, ‘Blue Ruin’. However, he needs our support. Read about his project here and help us help him by donating through Kickstarter!

by Kate Gellene
July 26th, 2012

Zachary Raines and his team from “Freeloader” hope to return with another black comedy-of-errors and they need your help on Kickstarter to make it happen!

by Leah Roh
July 19th, 2012

Rooftop Films Alum Debuts Hit UK Television Show

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.

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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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