Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

by Adam Schartoff
September 9th, 2016

The guests on this episode include Adam Nimoy, who has made a documentary about his father Leonard called For the Love of Spock. It his theaters today, Friday, September 9th. Also on this episode the subject of Author: The JT Leroy Story, Laura Albert, and the documentary’s director, Jeff Feuerzeig. That film is currently in theaters.

by Adam Schartoff
August 10th, 2016

The director of a new indie comedy Hunter Gatherer is in the first segment along with his actor Andre Royo (The Wire). The film is having a screening at Rooftop Films on Thursday, August 11th at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Both Royo & Locy will be in attendance. After that I am joined by filmmaker Merete Mueller who talks about her new short, Dangerous Curves, which recently screened at Rooftop Films as well. This episode is sponsored by Receive $50 toward and any mattress purchase by going to Also sponsoring this episode is the Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA Film program. Visit for more details. Filmwax Radio is part of the ShowBriz Studios podcast network and presented by Rooftop Films.

by Adam Schartoff
June 20th, 2016

Penny Lane (Our Nixon) returns to the podcast to discuss her latest documentary feature, Nuts! which opens at Film Forum on Wednesday, June 22nd and in other cities. Also on the podcast is the founding director of the Bicycle Film Festival, Brendt Barbur. The festival will take place from June 22nd through the 26th at the Anthology Film Archives.

by Dominic Davis
June 15th, 2016

Here are the only-in-reality, so-strange-they-could-not-be-made-up, true-life tales that will have your mind spinning for days.

by Dominic Davis
June 6th, 2016

We loved their work so much that we invited them back to show a new film.

by Noah Koch
June 2nd, 2016

Our definition of “romance” is a bit… unique.

by Dominic Davis
May 24th, 2016

Check out some of the awesome audio landscapes we’ll explore this summer.

by Dominic Davis
May 18th, 2016

A weekly blog post guiding readers to paths and themes in our films and events from Rooftop’s Film Programmer.

by Maria Rhodes
May 9th, 2016

Shorts and Rooftop Films go together like apple pie and vanilla ice cream: they’re a match made in heaven.

by Adam Schartoff
March 4th, 2016

Actor Richard Edson discusses making Stranger Than Paradise, Do The Right Thing, Good Morning Viet Nam, and many other films. This is the first of a two-part conversation with the actor.

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