Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

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 Sarkausas
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!

by Danielle Kourtesis
January 15th, 2015

Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn’s debut feature L FOR LEISURE is a surrealistic reenactment of the sunny, neon worlds of early ‘90s American popular film and television. Set in a variety of picture-perfect locales like Laguna Beach, Iceland, and southern France, the film is presented as a series of interconnected vignettes following a group of [...]

by Kate Gellene
January 9th, 2015

For the first time, this year’s Ecstatic Music Festival launches with two free performances presented by Arts Brookfield at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place. EMF returns for a fifth season of one-night-only performances bringing together artists from across the sonic spectrum. All events are free to attend.

by Danielle Kourtesis
January 5th, 2015

UNKNOWN PLEASURES presents American films far removed from Hollywood. Consistent in form and content, varied and adventurous, the films make for intelligent and engaging cinema that defies both Hollywood and mainstream independent film. Rooftop’s Danielle Kourtesis caught up with them to discuss their collaboration and this year’s selections.

by Maria
November 14th, 2014

Summer Series alum A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night hits select theaters on November 21st! Don’t miss the world’s first Iranian vampire spaghetti western.

by Kristin Molloy
October 31st, 2014

Halloween is a perfect excuse to make a list of great horror films! Below are just a few of the films I’ve thrown together.
Night of the Living Dead – George A. Romero 1968
Easily one of my favorite films of all time. George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead is a cult classic for a [...]

by Maria
October 29th, 2014

Mark your calendars, filmmakers! There’s just one month left to submit your film to the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.

by Brittany Fennell
October 21st, 2014

Join a conversation with talented artists Thomas Leveritt and Clayton Cubitt at YouTube Space NY. They will be discussing the importance of using video as a form of storytelling; as well as optimizing YouTube and other social platforms to gain an audience, both domestically and internationally, as a creator of content.

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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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