Blog
Ep 213: Griffin Dunne & Justin Schwarz • Nabil Ayouch • Sam Fleischner
by Adam Schartoff
May 20th, 2014

Guests include first time feature director of The Discoverers, Justin Schwarz with his lead actor the legendary Griffin Dunne; Morocco-based filmmaker Nabil Ayouch who’s new film Horses of God is currently playing at the Film Forum in NYC; and, finally, the filmmaker Sam Fleischner who discusses his new narrative film Stand Clear of the Closing Doors.

Ep 212: Remembering Malik Bendjelloul
by Adam Schartoff
May 14th, 2014

Searching for Sugar Man director, Malik Bendjelloul was found dead in his Stockholm apartment yesterday. I spoke with this hugely talented and sweet natured man a couple of years ago during the Tribeca Film Festival. My condolences to his loved ones.

Ep 211: D.A. Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus
by Adam Schartoff
May 13th, 2014

I welcome veteran documentary filmmaking team D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus to the podcast for an extended conversation.

Summer on the Roof at Industry City
by Kate Gellene
May 8th, 2014

Rooftop Films does more than show movies—they’re building a community. To do that, we must engage and inspire by giving them an experience they’ve never had before. To make something that matters, Rooftop events must be unique, engaging and memorable; and Rooftop could not do that without the generous support of Industry City.

Ep 210: Jem Cohen
by Adam Schartoff
May 7th, 2014

Filmmaker Jem Cohen is the guest on this special Fandor sponsored episode of the podcast.

Big Films In Little Packages: The 2014 Short Film Lineup is here!
by Kate Gellene
May 5th, 2014

This season we will present 120 shorts in over a dozen programs curated to compliment the theme and spirit of the films.

Join the Rooftop Film Street Team!
by Katherine Delby
May 2nd, 2014

Engage with the community, explore the neighborhoods of NYC, meet like-minded film fans, and get free tickets to the Summer Series, merch & membership.

Ep 209: John Williams / Jamie Wilkinson
by Adam Schartoff
May 2nd, 2014

The guests on this episode include ReelWorks Executive Director John Williams and VHX co-founder Jamie Wilkinson.

Tix Now On Sale for Summer Series Opening Weekend!
by Amy Weiner
May 1st, 2014

Tickets are now available for the opening weekend of the 2014 Summer Series!

Ep 208: Live Show with Dan Nuxoll, Onur Tukel, Desiree Akhavan & Gillian Robespierre
by Adam Schartoff
April 28th, 2014

This episode was recorded live at Videology in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with guests Dan Nuxoll (Director of Programming of Rooftop Films), and filmmakers Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood), Desiree Akhavan (Appropriate Behavior), and Gillian Robespierre (Obvious Child).

Join Mailing List

Follow Rooftop FilmsFacebookTwitterMySpace
About Rooftop Films

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.

AT&T

NY Magazine Eastern Effects Edgeworx Studios Sailor Jerry Vulture SXSW Film NEA Listrak Two Boots Pizza Ray-ban Festology The Ford Foundation Fledgling Fund IFP NYSCA NYCulture indieWIRE Dirty Bandits Brigade marketing Listrak Intrepid Travel Radeberger Clausthaler