Posts Tagged ‘Home Movies’

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
October 18th, 2010

Rooftop loves home movies. Now, PBS’ acclaimed documentary series POV is running, essentially, a home movie contest — This Is My Family.

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 Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 5th, 2010

I remember my grandma fondly. She was sweet and caring, but a prickly old lady at times. But she was never this damn funny…

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 2nd, 2010

Jesse Selwyn, grandson and director of “NJ Lady,” talks to Rooftop about why his grandmother is funnier than yours.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 30th, 2010

The film consists entirely of objects, and yet it’s surprisingly touching, revealing the character behind it and all the moments, people and places that make up a life. Because of the visual detail, if you saw this film at Rooftop, it’s worth a second, slower look in full screen mode.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
April 29th, 2010

Rooftop Films’ 14th Summer Series runs weekends from May 14-August 20. This year we will be screening 28 feature-length films and over 100 short films.

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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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