Posts Tagged ‘2010 Summer Series’

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 22nd, 2010

Rooftop speaks to filmmaker Terrence Nance about his film NO WARD and the devastating effects of forced migration in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 15th, 2010

We talk to Durier Ryan, director of “Monroe St.” about the the beauty and color of Bed-Stuy and the unique perspective of an outsider. See it Saturday at “Brooklyn Transformations.”

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 14th, 2010

Filmmaker Jessica Edwards, whose short film “Seltzer Works” will screen this Saturday as a part of our “Brooklyn Transformations” show, talks to us about why real seltzer should hurt.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 30th, 2010

Announcing the 2010 Animation Block Party Opening Night Line-up, at Rooftop Films on July 30th.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 29th, 2010

Rooftop Partners with Film Movement to provide distribution to one lucky short film from our festival, plus free DVD’s and more.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 20th, 2010

+ The debut feature film from rising art-world star Brent Green
+ Live soundtrack by members of punk idols Fugazi
+ Artwork on display from Brent’s recent Chelsea solo art show

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 18th, 2010

Rooftop Films speaks to filmmakers Penny Lane and Jessica Bardsley about their film “The Commoners,” about what happened when a rich eccentric brought Shakespeare’s birds to Central Park.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 18th, 2010

Filmmaker Ivana Todorovic speaks to Rooftop Films about her film “A Harlem Mother” and the impossible strength it takes to create something positive out of the murder of your son.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 15th, 2010

Filmmaker Rachel Tracey talks about meeting the subject of her documentary “A Grumpy Old Man,” and why collecting clocks makes sense after that moment in your life when time stood still.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 11th, 2010

In “Prince/William,” director Keith Miller subtle weaves a complex story of race and class in the changing strata of New York neighborhoods out of a simple conversation between strangers.

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