Posts Tagged ‘Filmmaker Interview’

by Kate Gellene
May 23rd, 2012

Get to know the French filmmaker Emmanuel Gras, director of Bovines screening on Thursday, May 31 at the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus Brooklyn.

by Alece Oxendine
May 21st, 2012

Director of Heavy Girls Axel Ranisch sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his upcoming screening on Wed, May 23.

by Kate Gellene
May 4th, 2012

Award-winning filmmaker Bryan Wizemann’s feature plays Rooftop’s Opening Weekend on May 12. Bryan talked with us about his inspiration for the film, his festival success, and working with Lauren Ambrose.

by Cressida Greening
August 4th, 2011

We spoke to filmmaker Martina Amati, whose beautifully composed ‘I Do Air’ we will be screening as part of our ‘Nothing As It Seems’ series this Friday at Solar One.

by Cressida Greening
August 3rd, 2011

Despite being only 9 minutes in length, ‘Disappearance’, which is being shown this Friday as part of our Nothing As It Seems series of shorts, packs every second with goosebump-inducing, spine-chillingness while maintaining an underlying sense of mystery throughout.

by Cressida Greening
July 25th, 2011

We spoke to director Robert Greene, whose documentary “Fake It So Real” will be screened this Thursday at Crown Vic, about how he came to make the film and why he believes pro-wrestling is so often over looked as both an art form and a sport.

by Cressida Greening
July 21st, 2011

CHRISTEENE has been characterized as being a sexually infused sewer of live rap and vile shamelessness, capable of adapting amazingly well to all styles of music. We talk to the man that introduced her to the world. 

by Cressida Greening
July 21st, 2011

We spoke to Kaia Rose, one half of the directing team behind “Looking Forward to Yesterday”, a film which shifts between tragic and life-affirming and raises more questions than it offers answers. We spoke to Kaia about the process they went through in making the film and what it can help us to understand about love and relationships.

by Cressida Greening
July 20th, 2011

“Neurotypical” offers a different perspective on autism, placing autistics in control of readdressing society’s perception about them. We spoke to Adam Larsen as well as Paula Durbin-Westby who is featured in the film.

by Cressida Greening
July 20th, 2011

We spoke to Michael Mohan, the director of what is arguably the evening’s raunchiest film, “Ex-Sex”, about how he managed to keep the film’s sex scene suitably erotic yet refreshingly cliche-free and the impact of what we discovered is a scrabble board inspired aesthetic.

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