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Join the Rooftop Films Team this Summer
by Kate Gellene
March 4th, 2015

We are looking for two dedicated, creative individuals to join the Rooftop Films team this summer! Applications are due March 20, 2015.

Alumni Films Premiering in Theaters this Month!
by Rebecca Sarkauskas
March 4th, 2015

Don’t wait until the weather is nice to get out and see some awesome films! Make March memorable and go watch one, two or all of these films from the 2014 Summer Series.

Ep 276: Christopher Allen / Jesse Moss / Sandy McLeod
by Adam Schartoff
February 27th, 2015

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

An Exciting Opportunity At UnionDocs for Aspiring Documentary Filmmakers
by Maria
February 26th, 2015

There’s a story you want to tell. There’s an image you need to record. You found a seed for a documentary. Ready to dive in? Apply for UnionDocs Summer Intensive program. Early-bird (no fee) deadline is March 2nd.

Ep 275: John Boorman
by Adam Schartoff
February 25th, 2015

Legendary film director John Boorman is the guest. His latest feature film, Queen and Country —a sequel to 1987’s Hope & Glory— is currently entering its second week at Film Forum in NYC.

Ep 274: Debra McClutchy / Marshall Curry / David Thorpe
by Adam Schartoff
February 23rd, 2015

Guests include Oscilloscope producer Debra McClutchy; documentary filmmaker Marshall Curry with his new film Point & Shoot; and the director of the new documentary, Do I Sound Gay?, David Thorpe.

Ep 273: DJ Spooky & Bret Wood / Sean Gullette / Margaret Brown
by Adam Schartoff
February 17th, 2015

Guests include Bret Wood and DJ Spooky who discuss the new Kino Lorber box set Pioneers of African American Cinema; Sean Gullette on his new film Traitors; and Margaret Brown on her earlier documentary feature Be Here to Love Me, now available on Fandor.

Ep 272: George Schmalz / Amanda Rose Wilder & Alex Khost / Brandon Colvin & Tony Oswald
by Adam Schartoff
February 12th, 2015

Guests include one of Kickstarter’s film leads George Schmalz; filmmaker Amanda Rose Wilder & subject Alex Khost; & filmmakers Brandon Colvin & Tony Oswald.

Help Support “Medina’s Dream” on Kickstarter
by Rebecca Sarkauskas
February 11th, 2015

Andrew Berends, a dauntless storytelling-based director, spent 5 months in Sudan during war to be the voice for the voiceless. He tells the story of the refugees fighting to keep their culture and their people alive in “Medina’s Dream”. Pledge on Kickstarter and help him finish the story!

Ep 271: Charles Busch / Sam Knowles / George Manatos, Cris Lankeneau & Alexandra Clayton
by Adam Schartoff
February 5th, 2015

Guests on this Reel Works sponsored episode include filmmaker Sam Knowles, actor/playwright Charles Busch, and the team behind the new lo-budge indie film Red Right Return, director George Manatos & actors Alexandra Clayton and Cris Lankeneau.

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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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