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 Lela Scott MacNeil
February 3rd, 2011

Cold Weather, filmmaker Aaron Katz’s intelligent and exhilarating new indie mystery, was a huge hit when we screened it at the Ace Hotel in January. It’s no mystery why. Go see it Friday at the IFC Center.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
January 25th, 2011

Zachary Levy’s funny, gut-wrenching film Strongman (Rooftop Summer Series 2009), about professional strongman Stanless Steel, opens tomorrow at the IFC Center.

by David Lowery
January 24th, 2011

The Green Hornet vs. How to Die in Oregon

by Lela Scott MacNeil
November 8th, 2010

24-year-old Rooftop Alum Lena Dunham’s new film Tiny Furniture has been winning awards from SXSW, praise from the NY Times, and comparisons to Woody Allen. Go see it for yourself.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
November 8th, 2010

Go see the film Spout.com called a “a funny, inventively made work of true-life science fiction” THIS FRIDAY at Cinema Village in New York City.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
November 1st, 2010

Four Lions is a whip-smart laugh out loud film that blitzes the notion that a comedy about jihadists is a contradiction in terms. It opens August 5th at the Angelika, but you can see it first at a special sneak preview screening at BAM.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 25th, 2010

See Lucy Walker’s award winning documentary, Waste Land about a superstar artist (Vik Muniz) and an inspiring group of scavengers in the world’s largest landfill. Opens THIS FRIDAY at the Angelika in NYC.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 6th, 2010

Bill Plympton is a Rooftop Alum and and Academy Award Nominee. His latest feature, Idiots and Angels is being called “ambitious” and “hilariously demented.” Go see it tonight at the IFC Center.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
October 5th, 2010

Marwencol, winner of the South by Southwest Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary, is now playing at the IFC Center in NYC. Don’t miss your chance to see this remarkable film.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
September 17th, 2010

Jack Goes Boating is the new movie from our friends at Overture Films and Big Beach. It is now open in New York City.

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