Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

by Noah Koch
May 11th, 2015

Rooftop Films began as a one night Short Film program on a roof in the Lower East Side. 19 years later we’ve grown a lot; we now have live music, after-parties, and a stellar features lineup, but we still maintain our dedication to shorts, a medium ripe with innovation, experimentation, and opportunity.
Throughout the summer, we [...]

by Noah Koch
May 4th, 2015

Rooftop Films is proud to announce our Opening Weekend, Features and select highlights of the 19th annual Rooftop Films Summer Series. This year’s series will feature over 40 outdoor screenings in 19 spectacular venues, with huge crowds, live music, special enhancements and the best in new, independent films from around the world.
We kick things off [...]

by Adam Schartoff
April 23rd, 2015

Filmwax Radio Live: Montclair Film Festival Edition, a free event, will take place Friday, April 24th, 6:45PM at Videology in Williamsburg with loads of guests from the festival.

by Maria
March 19th, 2015

Are you a freelancer dreading tax season? De-stress with our friends at DCTV this Monday 3/23 at their Making Taxes Less Taxing For Filmmakers panel!

by Danielle Kourtesis
March 9th, 2015

The title of Vladmir Tomic’s personal documentary, Flotel Europa, references the site of his unconventional childhood home: a floating high-rise housing project in the port of Copenhagen. After leaving Sarajevo with his mother and brother in the summer of 1992, a twelve-year-old Tomic spent two formative years in a cramped cabin amidst over a thousand [...]

by Kate Gellene
March 4th, 2015

We are looking for two dedicated, creative individuals to join the Rooftop Films team this summer! Applications are due March 20, 2015.

by Rebecca Sarkauskas
March 4th, 2015

Don’t wait until the weather is nice to get out and see some awesome films! Make March memorable and go watch one, two or all of these films from the 2014 Summer Series.

by Maria
February 26th, 2015

There’s a story you want to tell. There’s an image you need to record. You found a seed for a documentary. Ready to dive in? Apply for UnionDocs Summer Intensive program. Early-bird (no fee) deadline is March 2nd.

by Rebecca Sarkauskas
February 11th, 2015

Andrew Berends, a dauntless storytelling-based director, spent 5 months in Sudan during war to be the voice for the voiceless. He tells the story of the refugees fighting to keep their culture and their people alive in “Medina’s Dream”. Pledge on Kickstarter and help him finish the story!

by Maria
February 5th, 2015

Films to look out for when you head town to Austin!

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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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