Rooftop Films 2015 Submission Drive is Open!
by Kristin Molloy
October 2nd, 2014

Welcome! Whether this is your first time submitting or your 31st time, this blog post aims to answer any and all of your questions to make your submission process as easy as possible!

Ep 243: Michael Bilandic
by Adam Schartoff
September 27th, 2014

Filmmaker Michael Bilandic (Happy Life) discusses his new movie, Hellaware, starring Keith Poulson & Sophia Takal. Screening now at Cinema Village in NYC and streaming on Fandor.

Ep 242: Maureen Gosling, Chris Simon, Chris Strachwitz & Jim Browne / Stéphanie Chuat & Véronique Reymond
by Adam Schartoff
September 26th, 2014

The team behind the documentary This Ain’t No Mouse Music, filmmakers Maureen Gosling & Chris Simon along with the film’s subject, Chris Strachwitz, and the distributor Jim Browne; also the Swiss French language film, Le Petite Chambre, filmmakers Stéphanie Chuat & Véronique Reymond.

Ep 241: Godfrey Cheshire & Scout Tafoya / Lucia Small
by Adam Schartoff
September 23rd, 2014

Documentary filmmaker Lucia Small discusses her recent film, One Cut One Life which she co-directed with her filmmaking partner, the late Ed Pincus. The film will have its New York premiere at The New York Film Festival. Also discussing the festival are critics Godfrey Cheshire & Scout Tafoya.

Win Tickets to ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ at NYFF
by Kate Gellene
September 22nd, 2014

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rob Reiner classic alongside Nigel Tufnel himself, Christopher Guest! New York Film Festival is offering Rooftop fans a chance to win two free passes to the screening.

Ep. 240: Kent Jones
by Adam Schartoff
September 19th, 2014

The Director of the New York Film Festival, Kent Jones, comes on to discuss its 52nd installment. He also discusses his love of Godard, the influences of growing up in the Berkshires, and much more in this special conversation. The festival runs from September 26 through October 12th.

Ep 239: Laura Nix, Mike Bonnano & Andy Bichlbaum / Ted Hope / Brian Parsons
by Adam Schartoff
September 17th, 2014

Guests include the creative team behind the new doc THE YES MEN ARE REVOLTING which premiered at TIFF; Ted Hope on his new book Hope For Film; and the Head of Content Partnerships at Tugg, Brian Parsons.

Meet the 2014 Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees!
by Kate Gellene
September 17th, 2014

Rooftop Films is pleased to introduce you to the 2014 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees – a group of talented, up and coming filmmakers who you should certainly be looking out for!

Enter to win passes to Spent: Looking For Change Special preview Screening and Panel
by Kate Gellene
September 16th, 2014

Indiewire invites Rooftop Films fans to a special sneak preview of Spent: Looking For Change, with a panel and reception at Film Society of Lincoln Center, Tuesday September 23rd.

Ep. 238: Matthew Bonifacio & Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio
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.

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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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