Archive for the ‘Theatrical Release’ Category

When we host a premiere or sneak preview of a film at Rooftop, we vow to support that film through all stages of the release, spreading the word about theatrical releases, DVD distribution, television broadcast, special events—anything to ensure that our community is there to watch the film. In this section, audience members can find out about the many films we love which are getting a wider release.

by Ali Ward
October 4th, 2012

Writer/Director Jonathan Lisecki’s celebrated feature hits theaters for wide release October 12

by Alece Oxendine
September 24th, 2012

2012 Rooftop Alum The Waiting Room will open at IFC Center Wednesday, September 26.

by Alece Oxendine
August 31st, 2012

If you missed the opportunity to watch Detropia with us, check it out at the IFC Center starting Friday, September 7!

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 16th, 2012

Byron Hurt’s “Soul Food Junkies” Takes the Gold for Best Documentary!

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 Leah Roh
June 25th, 2012

Rooftop Film’s Alum Conrad Jackson presents “Falling Overnight,” which comes out in theaters July 27th. A gripping and inspiring love story of two hopeful romantics as they embark on an uncertain future, “Falling Overnight” is not a film to miss!

by Christian Paxton
June 15th, 2012

If you didn’t make it to our screening of Virkam Gandhi’s “Kumare”, we’ve got great news! The documentary film about Gandhi’s dip into the conman’s world as a local guru in Arizona will be showcasing on June 20 in the IFC Center.

by Christian Paxton
June 14th, 2012

Acclaimed independent filmmaker Byron Hurt’s latest film Soul Food Junkies will premiere at the American Black Film Festival this week.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 15th, 2012

Robert Greene is yapping away again. When will this guy shut up? Even if he is promoting Fake It So Real, a fantastic documentary about some really gutsy and interesting independent wrestling, does he need to embarrass himself like this?

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