Posts Tagged ‘POV’

by Adam Schartoff
October 16th, 2013

Filmmaker/parents Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster are the guests. There new documentary, American Promise, opens in theaters on Friday, October 18th.

by Adam Schartoff
October 8th, 2013

International filmmaker Claire Denis whose latest film, Bastards, just premiered at the New York Film Festival; and Angad Bhalla, the filmmaker of the documentary Herman’s House, are the guests.

by Adam Schartoff
January 2nd, 2013

Filmmaker and Brooklyn resident Bernardo Ruiz, whose new film Reportero deals with the subject of journalists following the drug wars in Mexico, is the guest.

by Adam Schartoff
October 3rd, 2012

Director of Give Up Tomorrow, Marty Syjuco and producer Michael Collins are the guests.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
April 6th, 2012

As if you needed another reason to get excited about summer, POV has announced the documentary lineup for their 25th anniversary season on PBS. This year they’ll be showing another excellent selection of films, including a number of Rooftop Alums.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 18th, 2011

Matt Porterfield’s acclaimed and beautiful film Putty Hill played at our Kickstarter Film Festival last summer. Now it’s playing at Cinema Village in NYC. Go see it this weekend.

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 16th, 2010

Rooftop alumni Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler’s film Disturbing the Universe is a gripping documentary portrait of their radical defense attorney father, William Kunstler. See it Tuesday, June 22nd on PBS.

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