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by Adam Schartoff
February 27th, 2015

Guests on this episode include founder of UnionDocs, Christopher Allen; The Overnights filmmaker Jesse Moss; and Seeds of Time filmmaker Sandy McLeod.

by Adam Schartoff
January 30th, 2015

Filmmaker Caveh Zahedi is the guest for a prolonged conversation on this Fandor sponsored episode of the podcast.

by Adam Schartoff
January 26th, 2015

Segment 1 is with comedian & the host of Running Late with Scott Rogowsky; Segment 2 focuses on depression amidst the African American community with Reel Works student Jhovanny Bisono, Dr. Keneca Boyce & filmmakers Squeaky Moore & KT Nelson; and Segment 3 is with filmmaker Catherine Gund.

by Adam Schartoff
January 19th, 2015

Richard Kaplan, one of the producers of the seminal documentary, King: A Filmed Record…Montgomery to Memphis, is the guest on this special episode dedicated to the memory & legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Adam Schartoff
December 3rd, 2014

The father of underground cinema in America, Robert Downey, Sr., is the guest on this special episode of the podcast.

by Adam Schartoff
October 23rd, 2014

Director Volker Schlöndorff discusses his new film, Diplomacy; filmmaker Zachary Wigon and actress Kate Lyn Shiel discuss their new film, The Heart Machine; and filmmaker Gregory Kohn.

by Adam Schartoff
August 28th, 2014

Filmmaker Dan Schechter (Supporting Characters) returns to discuss his new movie, Life of Crime, an adaptation of an Elmore Leonard novel and starring Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fischer & yassin bey (aka Mos Def).

by Kate Gellene
August 26th, 2014

Attention students! Ever wonder what it takes to run a film festival? Ever think to yourself “I wonder what does Rooftop do in the off season?” Ever wonder how we go from thousands of submissions to hundreds of amazing films to show on the roof each year? Intern with us this fall, and you’ll learn all that and more.

by Adam Schartoff
August 8th, 2014

Another episode focusing on new documentaries with the filmmakers who made The Dog, Web Junkie, and Alive Inside.

by Adam Schartoff
May 20th, 2014

Guests include first time feature director of The Discoverers, Justin Schwarz with his lead actor the legendary Griffin Dunne; Morocco-based filmmaker Nabil Ayouch who’s new film Horses of God is currently playing at the Film Forum in NYC; and, finally, the filmmaker Sam Fleischner who discusses his new narrative film Stand Clear of the Closing Doors.

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