Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

by Dominic Davis
November 25th, 2015

Answers to some of the most common submission questions to help ease the submission process!

by Adam Schartoff
October 16th, 2015

Guests on this episode of the podcast include the founder of the Red Hook Film Festival, Daniel Durning; Jason & Shirley director Stephen Winter returns with actor Jack Waters just before a 10 day theatrical engagement at MoMA; and the legendary director of such films as Cooley High and Car Wash, Michael Schultz.

by Kate Gellene
September 18th, 2015

Meet Melisa, a filmmaker and film teacher from East Harlem, who shares her extra space on Airbnb so that she can pursue freelance filmmaking and inspiring side projects.

by Kate Gellene
September 17th, 2015

Rooftop films seeks a hard working, dedicated individual to be our Fall Programming Intern – if you’re interested in film festival programming, independent film, arts administration, or non-profit management, apply today!

by Noah Koch
September 3rd, 2015

Find out when to see films by the 19 Rooftop Alum at NYFF and TIFF this year

by Chloe Lizotte
August 11th, 2015

It’s winter in August in this week’s Short Cut.

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 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 [...]

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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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