Posts Tagged ‘Rooftop Filmmakers’

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
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
August 9th, 2009

FRIDAY AUGUST 14
ROOFTOP FILMS and VERIZON FIOS present
HOME MOVIES
Short films and video about moments in time, capturing and imagining what it felt like to be there.
OPEN BAR AFTER PARTY FOLLOWING THE SCREENING FOR ALL IN ATTENDANCE

Venue: On the lawn of Automotive High School
Address: 50 Bedford Ave. @ North 13th St. (Williamsburg, Brooklyn)
Directions: L to [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
August 8th, 2009

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15TH
ROOFTOP FILMS and VERIZON FIOS present
WHERE YOU LIVE
Short films that show us where you live and how you live. From the harshest African deserts to the fertile Irish countryside, from rapidly growing guesthouses in Hong Kong to the slowly fading inner city of Detroit, these fun and fascinating documentaries invite you into unique [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 15th, 2009

Rooftop Films and WNYC’sThe Brian Lehrer show are proud to share a similar ethos: we love New York, baseball, arts, bicycling, and political issues explored through personal stories. We both value populist media, made by, reported on and respecting the views of everyday people and experts alike. Here at Rooftop, we have a tremendous respect [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 12th, 2009

Prosecuted as a rebel. Banned as a priest. Committed as an artist. Loved as a father. An inspiring and important documentary co-funded by Rooftop Films. Buy tickets here.

Venue: On the roof of the Old American Can Factory 
Address: 232 3rd St. @ 3rd Ave. (Gowanus/ Park Slope, Brooklyn)
Rain: In the event of rain the show will [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 12th, 2009

On Saturday, June 13, Rooftop Films will host the US Premiere of Persona Non Grata, a documentary directed by Fabio Wuytack and co-funded by the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund. The film tells the story of the filmmaker’s father, Franz Wuytack, a sculptor who spent many years in the 1970s as a missionary in Venezuela, fighting for [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 6th, 2009

On Saturday, June 6, Rooftop Films will be screening Cory McAbee’s new film Stingray Sam on the roof Brooklyn Tech High School. Get tickets now before it sells out.

Cory is an American writer, director, and musician. Best known for his first feature film, the cult-classic American Astronaut, and his band The Billy Nayer Show, McAbee is currently [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 4th, 2009

*Did you know that Rooftop Films is 2-1 tickets in the rain?If you come to a show that is held indoors because of rain, you get a free ticket to another show. Same great movies, new great deal. 

E.L.A.: Love at First Byte (Fernando Sarmiento | Argentina | 10:00) A hilariously disquieting 1980s-style mash-up of sci-fi kid’s [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 3rd, 2009

Getting back to Rooftop’s roots as a guerrilla screening series, on Saturday May 30, following the screening of Zachary Levy’s documentary Strongman, Stanless Steel, the star of the film, raced time and defied all laws of common sense and safety, in order to lie in the street (on a leopard print rug, no less) and let a truck [...]

Join Mailing List

Follow Rooftop FilmsFacebookTwitterMySpace
About Rooftop Films

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.

AT&T

NY Magazine Eastern Effects Edgeworx Studios Sailor Jerry Vulture SXSW Film NEA Listrak Two Boots Pizza Ray-ban Festology The Ford Foundation Fledgling Fund IFP NYSCA NYCulture indieWIRE Dirty Bandits Brigade marketing Listrak Intrepid Travel Radeberger Clausthaler