Archive for the ‘Rooftop Films Summer Series’ Category

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.

by Christian Paxton
July 3rd, 2012

Five Boroughs + Thirty Screenings + Zero Cost / All Summer Long = Rooftop Films Free Summer Series

by Kate Gellene
May 4th, 2012

Award-winning filmmaker Bryan Wizemann’s feature plays Rooftop’s Opening Weekend on May 12. Bryan talked with us about his inspiration for the film, his festival success, and working with Lauren Ambrose.

by Emilie Spiegel
April 11th, 2012

Rooftop is proud to co-present two screenings at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Andrew Semans’ “Nancy, Please,” and Michael Palmieri & Donal Mosher’s “Off Label.” And don’t miss the other great Rooftop Alums at this year’s fest.

by Emilie Spiegel
March 10th, 2012

If you missed Heather Courtney’s powerful and important film Where Soldiers Come From at last year’s Rooftop Summer Series, it is now available for streaming or download.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 20th, 2011

Time to get your space nerd on.

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