Posts Tagged ‘Community Activism’

by Orfeo Tagluri
July 11th, 2012

Help the arts and the artist by supporting Inocente on Kickstarter.

by Orfeo Tagluri
July 6th, 2012

Help end the wait by supporting Director Peter Nicks’ film, The Waiting Room, on Kickstarter

by Kate Gellene
December 13th, 2011

Soul Food Junkies, the new documentary from award-winning director and Rooftop Films alum Byron Hurt, addresses the consequences of the beloved comfort food cuisine known as soul food – both good and bad. Kickstart this important project.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
February 10th, 2010

Rooftop’s partners at DCTV are hiring 3 young filmmakers to go into NYC neighborhoods and document stories about gun violence.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 29th, 2010

Vik Muniz is an internationally-acclaimed artist best known for his playful recreations of famous masterpieces using quotidian materials–the peanut butter and jelly Mona Lisa, for example. But coming from a lower class background in Brazil, Muniz is now developing an interest in breaking out of art world gags and doing something more global, more socially significant.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 27th, 2010

Rooftop alum Sam Green and Dave Cerf’s philosophical film essay Utopia in Four Movements swirls brilliantly and casually through cultural history and detritus, through fantasy and forgotten fact. The film hits NYC in October.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 25th, 2010

Traveling to one of the most isolated countries in the world, making fun of one of the most deadly regimes in history, takes courage and passion, but it should also be terrifying.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 24th, 2010

Gasland opens on September 15th at the IFC Center in New York City.
Learn more about Gasland screenings in your area.

When a natural gas mining company offered Josh Fox and his upstate New York neighbors $100,000 each for the right to drill for gas on their land, Fox thought he’d better examine what was going on [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
April 26th, 2008

Rooftop Films & Court 13 present“Glory at Sea!”As a fundraiser for injured director Benh Zeitlin
Sat., April 26, 10:30pmWalter Reade Theaterat Lincoln Center, NYC
SOLD OUT!We raised over $5,000!
“Glory at Sea!” will be screening at Rooftop Films’ 2008 Summer Series on June 12. So if you haven’t already, join our email list (left) to receive updates [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
March 19th, 2008

Last night I attended the inaugural Cinema Eye Honors, co-chaired by AJ Schnack and Thom Powers, produced by Danielle DiGiacomo, and presented by IndiePix at the IFC Center. I have never been a big fan of awards for art. I’m a big sports fan, and a competitive person, but I don’t judge success in anything [...]

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