Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films Summer Series’ Category

by Noah Koch
July 6th, 2015

We spoke with Sean Baker about the challenges of marrying quality filmmaking with social commentary, as well as his influences in making Tangerine (at Rooftop 7/07).

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 Kate Gellene
November 26th, 2014

Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantee and Oscar nominated filmmaker Sam Green talks film as experience and his “live docmentary” format at DCTV December 2nd.

by Maria
November 14th, 2014

Summer Series alum A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night hits select theaters on November 21st! Don’t miss the world’s first Iranian vampire spaghetti western.

by Kate Gellene
September 17th, 2014

Rooftop Films is pleased to introduce you to the 2014 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees – a group of talented, up and coming filmmakers who you should certainly be looking out for!

by Olivia Creamer
August 20th, 2014

Back in July, YouTube and Rooftop films hosted YouTube for Filmmakers, a presentation offering Rooftop filmmakers and friends an overview of the various resources YouTube has to offer. In front of a packed audience, the YouTube staffers gave us a presentation that was short, but jammed with information, just like YouTube videos themselves.

by Nicholas Camacho
August 18th, 2014

As you mourn the end of the 2014 Summer Series, take solace in the fact that many of the wonderful films we’ve screened this summer are now available for consumption in more conventional venues.

by Ally Navolio
August 15th, 2014

We spoke with director Trey Edwards Shults about the process behind his intense short film, and the project’s future as a feature. Krisha screens on Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration Rooftop Shots. Tickets are on sale now!

by Ally Navolio
August 13th, 2014

Numbers and Friends screens Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration, Rooftop Shots! Tickets are on sale now!

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)

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