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by Adam Schartoff
May 29th, 2013

The guests for this episode of Filmwax Radio include filmmakers Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Matt Johnson, and BAMcinématek programmer Florence Almozini.

by Alece Oxendine
July 30th, 2012

Rooftop Films, the Fledgling Fund, DreamYard Project, and Shine Global partner-up to bring free arts workshops and screenings on July 31, August 3, and August 7.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 20th, 2011

It’s been an exciting few months for our Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees. Join us in doing a little dance for them.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 5th, 2011

We could not be more excited to announce our special weekend of select films from the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival, making their New York Premieres June 3-5 2011, as part of Rooftop Films 15th Annual Summer Series.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
December 10th, 2010

The 2011 Sundance line-up features 25 Rooftop Alums, more than ever before. Meet the Sundance stars of tomorrow: Buy a Rooftop Films Membership today.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 8th, 2010

The New York Times writes about the First Annual Kickstarter Festival, presented by Rooftop Films, and how Kickstarter.com is changing the world of independent film.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 17th, 2010

On May 5-8, Rooftop Films hosted screenings on a roof in Toronto, in conjunction with Hot Docs. The nights were chilly, but the movies and views were spectacular. Check out the pics!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 2nd, 2010

As an outdoor film festival, Rooftop is particularly attuned to the weather. As a self-trained weather expert, we’ve realized mainstream weather coverage is a conspiracy! Come to Rooftop Films even when the weather forecast has a chance of rain!

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 19th, 2010

Over 1,700 of you came out for Rooftop Films Opening Weekend, which sold out and got lots of attention from the press. (Photo by Chris La Putt of Brooklyn Vegan.)

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 14th, 2010

The New Yorker ran an adorable illustration of Rooftop Films’ opening weekend screening of Holy Rollers, Saturday, May 15 at Open Road Rooftop above New Design High School.

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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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