Posts Tagged ‘Filmmaker Interview’

by Cressida Greening
July 14th, 2011

Jarred Altermann’s film Convento is a fascinating, somewhat bizarre experience which transports the audience to a place where life can be manipulated, reimagined and reanimated.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 24th, 2011

The director speaks of the risks of love, the edges of violence and being adrift in the desert of Albuquerque.

by Dan Nuxoll
February 9th, 2011

We are screening Zeina Durra’s The Imperialists are Still Alive at the Ace Hotel on Sunday, February 13, and Zeina will be there for a Q and A after the screening, but we sent her some questions about the film in advance, and here they are…

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
August 12th, 2010

On July 15, 2010, Rooftop Films hosted a sneak preview screening of Kitao Sakurai’s debut feature Aardvark. Rooftop is proud to have been behind Kitao and his film from the beginning, and look forward to supporting the film by promoting screenings and distribution. Here’s an interview from indieWire.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
July 28th, 2010

Last week we screened the Swedish Film ‘Bye Bye C’est Fini’ as part of our partnership with the Swedish Film Institute. Rooftop Films spoke to director Tora Mårtens about the film’s subject, a 74 year old Brazilian woman whose frequent trysts with younger lovers keep her young.

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
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 16th, 2010

Lila Place, director of “Pool,” talks to us about the public pool as microcosm for New York City, and how sometimes following the rules is an essential part of having fun.

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.

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