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Ep 299: Stephen Winter
by Adam Schartoff
June 18th, 2015

Filmmaker Stephen Winter is the guest on this Fandor-sponsored episode of the podcast. Stephen’s new film Jason and Shirley just had its world premiere at BAMcinemaFest. The film is a fictional account of the day Shirley Clarke shot her seminal doc, Portrait of Jason. Catch Jason and Shirley at film festivals this summer and watch Portrait of Jason on Fandor starting June 19.

SHORT CUTS: Delivery (From the Directors of Welcome to Leith)
by Chloe Lizotte
June 11th, 2015

Bike with pizza delivery man Bill Meier in Delivery, a 2014 short from Welcome to Leith directors Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K. Walker.

Ep 298: Jason Schwartzman / Nathan Silver
by Adam Schartoff
June 10th, 2015

The guests on this episode of the podcast include two good Jewish boys, actor Jason Schwartzman (The Overnight, 7 Chinese Brothers) and filmmaker Nathan Silver (Stinking Heaven, Uncertain Terms). This episode is sponsored by Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival.

Ep 297: William Fitzsimmons / Zac Stuart-Pontier / Larry Fessenden & Ted Geoghegan
by Adam Schartoff
June 3rd, 2015

Musician William Fitzsimmons with his new album Pittsburgh; film editor Zac Stuart-Pontier in a segment sponsored by editstock.com; and the director of the new horror film, We Are Still Here, Ted Geoghegan with a returning Larry Fessenden.

Ep 296: Andrew Bujalski & Kevin Corrigan
by Adam Schartoff
May 28th, 2015

My guests on this Fandor-sponsored episode of the podcast are filmmaker Andrew Bujalski and actor Kevin Corrigan. Their new film, Results, opens in theaters & on VOD Friday, May 29th.

Ep 295: Bryce Renninger / Leah Meyerhoff / Josh Alexander
by Adam Schartoff
May 27th, 2015

The Director of Programming for the Brooklyn Film Festival, Bryce Renninger, whose 18th season begins on Friday, May 29th; I Believe in Unicorns director & founder of Film Fatales, Leah Meyerhoff; and filmmaker Josh Alexander are all guests.

Ep 294: Jeffrey Gurian
by Adam Schartoff
May 20th, 2015

Comedy impresario, author, stand-up, and so much more, Jeffrey Gurian is on the podcast.

Ep 293: Lucia Small / David Nugent
by Adam Schartoff
May 13th, 2015

Guests include Lucia Small whose collaboration with the late Ed Pincus, the documentary One Cut, One Life opens 5/13 at the IFC Center in NYC; and artistic director of the Hamptons International Film Festival, David Nugent.

Shorts Weather // Short Films: Announcing the 2015 Summer Series Shorts Lineup!
by Noah Koch
May 11th, 2015

Rooftop Films began as a one night Short Film program on a roof in the Lower East Side. 19 years later we’ve grown a lot; we now have live music, after-parties, and a stellar features lineup, but we still maintain our dedication to shorts, a medium ripe with innovation, experimentation, and opportunity.
Throughout the summer, we [...]

Ep 292: Adam Rifkin
by Adam Schartoff
May 10th, 2015

Adam Rifkin, director of Giuseppe Makes a Movie, is the guest in this Fandor sponsored episode of the podcast. Giuseppe Makes a Movie is currently streaming on Fandor.

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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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