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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.

by Kate Gellene
March 27th, 2014

Show your support & help Rooftop get funding from the community! In return, we’ll continue working with schools, churches and other community organizations to help them create spectacular events of their own.

by Kate Gellene
March 24th, 2014

Acclaimed composer and pianist Bruce Levingston is offering a special discount for Rooftop Films fans – attend his performance at Carnegie Hall for just $15!

by Kate Gellene
March 21st, 2014

See a sneak preview of this acclaimed doc before it hits theaters.

by Kate Gellene
March 6th, 2014

The 2014 deadline for the Northside DIY Film Competition has been extended! Submit your film by Monday, March 17th.

by Adam Schartoff
February 19th, 2014

Kino Lorber CEO, Richard Lorber is the first guest. He’s followed by Filmwax friends Joshua Weinstin & Jean Tsien whose film, Drivers Wanted, will be premiering on America Reframed on 2/25.

by Adam Schartoff
February 7th, 2014

Filmmaker Bryan Poyser returns to the podcast for a lengthy discussion of his film career. He’s currently in New York to introduce audiences to his new comedy, Love & Air Sex, which opens today at the Cinema Village.

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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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