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Rooftop Brings Brooklyn a Taste of Austin, TX with A Weekend of SXSW Selections
by Nicholas Camacho
July 14th, 2014

Rooftop Films brings a tangy taste of Austin, TX to South Brooklyn with a weekend of SXSW Film Festival selections ‘Mateo’ and ‘10,000KM’

Ep 225: Daphne Rubin-Vega & Jayce Bartok
by Adam Schartoff
July 11th, 2014

Actress Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent, Jack Goes Boating) and actor/filmmaker Jayce Bartok (A Song Still Inside), are the guests on this episode of the podcast. Jayce’s directorial debut feature film, Fall to Rise, the story of two women and an unlikely friendship. After  Lauren (Katherine Crockett), a principal dancer and new mother, is injured she is [...]

Ep 224: Bernardo Bertolucci
by Adam Schartoff
July 8th, 2014

Legendary film director Bernardo Bertolucci is the guest. His new film, Me and You, is currently in theaters.

Ep 223: Steve James
by Adam Schartoff
July 3rd, 2014

The Chicago-based documentary filmmaker Steve James is the sole guest on this episode of the podcast. Steve has a new film coming out Friday, July 4th on the life and career of the late film critic Roger Ebert, called Life Itself.

Ep 222: Paul Haggis
by Adam Schartoff
June 30th, 2014

The Oscar winning screenwriter and film director Paul Haggis is on the show. Paul’s new film, Third Person, is currently in theaters. We also chat about a charity he founded called Artists for Peace and Justice.

Meet the Filmmaker: David McMahon
by Ally Navolio
June 25th, 2014

We talked to director David McMahon about chronicling this hilarious and heartfelt family of amateur actors, who defy the odds in bringing their flamboyant show to life in the football-obsessed Bible Belt town of Birmingham, Alabama.

Ep 221: Brian Knappenberger / Doug Block
by Adam Schartoff
June 24th, 2014

Two extraordinary documentary filmmakers appear on this episode of Filmwax Radio: Brian Knappenberger with his new film, The Internet’s Own Boy; and Doug Block with his long anticipated 112 Weddings.

Flicks on the Beach: Free Screenings of Fan Favorites at Coney Island
by Adam Himes
June 21st, 2014

Flicks on the Beach kicks off on Monday June 30th at 7:30pm, screening a beloved movie for free each week for eight consecutive weeks.

Ep 220: Bryan Wizemann Returns
by Adam Schartoff
June 19th, 2014

Returning to the podcast, Bryan Wizemann waxes on his career and his latest project, Each Coming Night.

Ep 219: Olympia Dukakis & Harry Mavromichalis / Jonathan Caouette Returns
by Adam Schartoff
June 17th, 2014

Legendary actress of stage and screen, Olympia Dukakis is the subject of a new documentary. Both the subject and director, Harry Mavromichalis, are guests in the first segment. Then I’m joined by filmmaker Jonathan Caouette for an extended conversation.

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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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