Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films Summer Series’ Category

by Leah Roh
August 16th, 2012

Leah, one of Rooftop Film’s interns, explains why Detropia was her favorite screening this summer series.

by Leah Roh
August 2nd, 2012

Rooftop Films chats with Melanie Shatzky and Brian Cassidy of Patron Saints, which screens August 4th at the Old American Can Factory.

by Kate Gellene
July 26th, 2012

Zachary Raines and his team from “Freeloader” hope to return with another black comedy-of-errors and they need your help on Kickstarter to make it happen!

by Samantha Hill
July 24th, 2012

A fifth grade choir from Staten Island gets their big break

by Rebeccah Pope
July 23rd, 2012

DCTV spreading the word together with the documentary The Invisible War Thursday, July 26th.

by Rebeccah Pope
July 19th, 2012

Rooftop had the opportunity to ask some questions about the truly personal documentary Her Master’s Voice by Nina Conti.

by Kate Gellene
July 19th, 2012

Katie Dellamaggiore’s debut feature Brooklyn Castle tells the extraordinary story of New York City middle school I.S. 318, home of the nation’s most successful student chess team. Though 70% of the school’s students come from low income families, most of their player rankings would beat out Albert Einstein. Katie spent over a year with the kids, documenting their hard work, their challenges and their success. Rooftop recently had a chat with her about her experiences making the film, her inspiration, and exciting plans for the future.

by Christian Paxton
July 13th, 2012

Captured in breathtaking 16mm film, The Argentinean Lesson follows an eight-year-old traveling from Poland to Argentina who meets Marcia, a beautiful and brave young girl, 11 going on 30.

by Leah Roh
July 12th, 2012

Remember that time you were stared down for innocently jamming to your headphones by yourself on the subway? Well, Jacob Krupnick’s Girl Walk // All Day tells you that it’s okay!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
July 5th, 2012

A whimsical and scientific omnibus of short films about our solar system, commissioned and created by Cinemad and Rooftop Films, landing in Portland, Chicago and San Francisco in July.

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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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