Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films News’ Category

by Catherine Battey
June 11th, 2014

The Emotional Arcade, an interactive installation where experiencers engage in competitive games using their emotions, is coming to Rooftop Films this weekend! We talked with creator Brent Hoff about his project – come try it out this Saturday at Love Hurts (Romantic Short Films)

by Olivia Creamer
June 10th, 2014

A film by the surrealist artist Man Ray called “Emak Bakia,” which means “leave me alone” in Basque, inspired the filmmaker Oskar Alegria to retrace Ray’s footsteps and create a documentary about his journey.

by Nicholas Camacho
June 9th, 2014

Rooftop Films Brings AT&T and Tribeca Film Festival’s Free ‘Film For All’ Screening of ‘When Harry Met Sally’ to All Five Boroughs Simultaneously!

by Adam Himes
June 6th, 2014

Brooklyn-based art rockers Salt Cathedral are gonna slay the crowd at Sundance Film Festival Shorts! Check out our interview with these multi-national music makers.

by Daniel Spada
June 5th, 2014

One of the most excitingly original shorts programs Rooftop has to offer this season, Trapped in the Machine is all about range – from the strange and mildly disturbing to the heartfelt and affecting, this bill has a little bit of everything for the adventurous viewer.

by Nicholas Camacho
June 4th, 2014

Bryan Wizemann has screened with Rooftop Films not once, not twice, but three times! This superstar triple-alum is Kickstarting his latest feature, a coming of age high school story that is sure to be a powerful piece of drama.

by Nicholas Camacho
June 4th, 2014

Multi-instrumentalist Lydia Ainsworth composes gorgeous, haunting melodies based in string, electronic, abstract vocals and industrial instrumentation. Her debut album Right From Real – Pt. 1 is out on June 10th.

by Adam Himes
June 4th, 2014

Rooftop Films is pleased to present three free shows at Metrotech Commons this summer!

by Olivia Creamer
June 2nd, 2014

“…telling the story of Randi’s life allowed us to explore subjects that we’re interested in through a compelling character with an incredible life story. Plus, he looks like Gandolf and I want to adopt him as my grandfather.” – Justin Weinstein. An Honest Liar screens TONIGHT, June 2nd at The JCC in Manhattan.

by Kate Gellene
May 5th, 2014

This season we will present 120 shorts in over a dozen programs curated to compliment the theme and spirit of the films.

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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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