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ENTER TO MAKE A FILM FOR JALOPNIK FILM FEST
by Kate Gellene
August 19th, 2014

Submit your concept of “the human side of car culture” by August 25th for a chance to produce your idea with a professional team, and screen at this year’s Jalopnik Film Festival!

Ep 233: Glenn Kenny / Jennifer Kroot
by Adam Schartoff
August 19th, 2014

Guests include film blogger and journalist Glenn Kenny & director of the new documentary, To Be Takei on the life of George Takei, Jennifer Kroot.

Summer Series Alums in Theaters/VOD/iTunes Now
by Nicholas Camacho
August 18th, 2014

As you mourn the end of the 2014 Summer Series, take solace in the fact that many of the wonderful films we’ve screened this summer are now available for consumption in more conventional venues.

Meet the Filmmaker: Trey Edwards Shults (Krisha)
by Ally Navolio
August 15th, 2014

We spoke with director Trey Edwards Shults about the process behind his intense short film, and the project’s future as a feature. Krisha screens on Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration Rooftop Shots. Tickets are on sale now!

Meet the Filmmaker: Alexander Carson (Numbers and Friends)
by Ally Navolio
August 13th, 2014

Numbers and Friends screens Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration, Rooftop Shots! Tickets are on sale now!

Ep 232: Sam Pollard
by Adam Schartoff
August 13th, 2014

The filmmaker and editor, Sam Pollard, is the guest on this episode of Filmwax Radio.

Independent Filmmaker Project seeking interns.
by Ally Navolio
August 11th, 2014

Our friends at Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) are looking for new interns and volunteers to work with their programming department this fall!

Ep 231: Allison Berg & Frank Keraudren / Shosh Shlam & Hilla Medalia / Michael Rossato-Bennett
by Adam Schartoff
August 8th, 2014

Another episode focusing on new documentaries with the filmmakers who made The Dog, Web Junkie, and Alive Inside.

Ep 230: Tom Gilroy
by Adam Schartoff
August 4th, 2014

Tom Gilroy, the director of The Cold Lands, is the guest on this Fandor-sponsored episode of Filmwax Radio.

Ep 229: Alex Gibney / Dan Krauss
by Adam Schartoff
August 1st, 2014

The prolific documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney continues his ascent with Finding Fela. Also on the podcast is The Kill Team filmmaker Dan Krauss. Both films are now in theaters in New York City and opening wider in the coming weeks.

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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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