Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

by Noah Koch
March 18th, 2017

Last Thursday, President Trump announced his federal budget plan, which proposed eliminating the NEA

by Adam Schartoff
March 17th, 2017

[5 mins. 30 secs.] Josh Karp, author of the book Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of The Other Side of the Wind comes back on the podcast to discuss Netflix’s recent announcement that they would be financing the finishing of Orson Welles final film The Other Side of the Wind.

[15 mins. 15 secs.] Then we are joined by one of France’s filmmaking stars, Christophe Honoré (Love Songs, The Beloved). Honoré’s new film Metamorphoses, a contemporary adaptation of Ovid’s work of the same name, will be having a theatrical engagement at The Spectacle Theater in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, beginning on Thursday, March 23rd.

[40 mins. 10 secs.] Film producer Josh Zeman (Cropsey) stops by to discuss his documentary series, The Killing Season (Executive Produced by Alex Gibney), the first season of which ran on A&E and is now available for streaming on Amazon. The interview was recorded at the offices of Gigantic Pictures.

Filmwax Radio is part of the ShowBriz Studios podcast network and presented by Rooftop Films. Subscribe on iTunes.

by Noah Koch
January 3rd, 2017

With 2016 behind us we wanted to share some of the highlights from our past season with you.

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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