Posts Tagged ‘Political Films’

by Christian Paxton
June 22nd, 2012

Jonathan Lisecki gives us some inside scoop on the making of his feature film Gayby, showing this Saturday June 23 at Open Road Rooftop on the Lower East Side.

by Kate Gellene
May 29th, 2012

Director Marten Persiel opens up about his film This Ain’t California screening on Friday, June 1.

by Alece Oxendine
April 18th, 2012

It is our pleasure to announce our full feature line-up for the 16th Annual Summer Series presented by AT&T.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
February 12th, 2010

The film has gone on to dozens of festivals and won numerous awards. Now it’s coming out in theaters, and of course I can’t recommend a film more highly.

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 28th, 2010

Spanish director Rodrigo Cortes introduced his film Buried thusly: “I am sorry that Ryan Reynolds cannot be here today, because he is much taller and better looking than I am, but I have this accent, which perhaps to you is sexy. This is a film about a man in a coffin. That’s it. And yet you are still here. I don’t know why.”

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
March 25th, 2008

New York Underground Film FestivalApril 2-8, 2008@ Anthology Film Archiveswww.nyuff.com Tickets
March 27 @ 9:45pm Selections from the 2007 NYUFF@ IFC CenterTickets
The New York Underground Film Festival, a venerable anti-establishmentarian institution, the godfather of all “Underground” film festivals, will be hosting its 15th and Final installation in April, and then doing what any good punk [...]

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