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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
September 9th, 2014

Guests for this episode are director Matthew Bonifacio (Lbs.) & actress/producer Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio have collaborated on the new dramedy, The Quitter. Their film will have its theatrical premiere in NYC on Friday, September 12 at the Regal Cinemas E-Walk.

by Adam Schartoff
September 4th, 2014

IFP’s Senior Director of Programming, Milton Tabbot, discusses Independent Film Week, which takes place 9/14-9/18 in NYC. Also, filmmaker Tim Sutton with his new film, Memphis, in theaters in NYC on 9/5 & in L.A. on 9/12.

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 26th, 2014

Guests include Brooklyn Heights Cinema owner Kenn Lowy; the co-directors of Winter in the Blood, brothers Alex & Andrew Smith; and Thomas Allen Harris, director of the new documentary Through a Lens Darkly.

by Adam Schartoff
August 22nd, 2014

Filmmaker Ira Sachs (Keep the Lights On, Forty Shades of Blue) returns to the podcast.

by Adam Schartoff
August 19th, 2014

Guests include film blogger and journalist Glenn Kenny & director of the new documentary, To Be Takei on the life of George Takei, Jennifer Kroot.

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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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