Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

by April Wen
July 7th, 2015

With a lo-fi production sensibility and low-key lack of deference to traditional narrative structure, Frank V. Ross returns to Rooftop Films on Friday, July 10th with the indie romance Bloomin Mud Shuffle. Like his 2013 Rooftop debut, Tiger Tail in Blue, Bloomin Mud Shuffle centers on the relationship between two lovers– of sorts– in the American Midwest. Such a synopsis might [...]

by Sabrina Kissack
July 2nd, 2015

Live @ Rooftop Films got the chance to talk to singer/songwriter Tica Douglas on “in-betweeness”, influences and more. Check it out and come see them perform LIVE on July 2nd!

by Chloe Lizotte
June 24th, 2015

What are shoes doing hanging from telephone wires? Investigate with Matthew Bate, director of Sam Klemke’s Time Machine, in this week’s Short Cut.

by Sabrina Kissack
June 19th, 2015

The force behind Brooklyn based band GABI, Gabrielle Herbst, spoke to us about the nature of her performances, her writing process and pop music. See what she has to say and then come out and see her this Saturday June 20th at Industry City!

by Chloe Lizotte
June 18th, 2015

New York Non-Fiction is coming up! Here are a few doc short highlights from previous years.

by Chloe Lizotte
June 11th, 2015

Bike with pizza delivery man Bill Meier in Delivery, a 2014 short from Welcome to Leith directors Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K. Walker.

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!

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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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