Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans’

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 23rd, 2011

Mardis Gras isn’t just for New Orleans anymore. On Tuesday, March 8th, all are welcome at a Mardis Gras Ball hosted by pizza pioneers Two Boots at Le Poisson Rouge as a benefit for the Lower East Side Girl’s Club.

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 Mark Elijah Rosenberg
March 8th, 2008

“Glory at Sea!” plays at SXSW in the Shorts 3 program on March 9, 11th and 14th, at the Alamo Lamar Cinemas.
In the guidelines to the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund–the grants that Rooftop offers to filmmakers whose work has screened with us–we say “We are more likely to fund films that make the most of their [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 25th, 2008

There is no film I’m more pleased and proud to see here at Sundance than “Trouble the Water,” directed by Rooftop’s neighbors and friends Carl Deal and Tia Lessin. Dan and I first saw a rough cut of this film about a year ago and the material was so powerful and the story so compelling [...]

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