Posts Tagged ‘Rooftop Films’

by Adam Schartoff
June 8th, 2016

Twenty years ago Leon Gast made an Oscar winning documentary about Muhammad Ali called When We Were Kings. With the death of the iconic former heavy weight champion, Leon calls in for a chat about his friend. Also on this episode, filmmaker Beth B (Exposed) discusses a new documentary she has made about her mother, the artist Ida Applebroog, called Call Her Applebroog. The film will have a theatrical engagement at The Metrograph in Lower Manhattan beginning Friday, June 10th as well as a retrospective of much of her earlier work. Lastly, animator Bill Plympton (Cheatin’) returns to the podcast to chat about his latest feature film, a mockumentary, called Hitler’s Folly. You can stream Bill’s film off his website, www.plymptoons.com today. Filmwax Radio is part of the ShowBriz Studios podcast network and presented by Rooftop Films. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by Audible.com. Get a free download and trial membership by going to www.audibletrial.com/filmwaxradio.

by Maria Rhodes
May 9th, 2016

Shorts and Rooftop Films go together like apple pie and vanilla ice cream: they’re a match made in heaven.

by Noah Koch
May 4th, 2015

Rooftop Films is proud to announce our Opening Weekend, Features and select highlights of the 19th annual Rooftop Films Summer Series. This year’s series will feature over 40 outdoor screenings in 19 spectacular venues, with huge crowds, live music, special enhancements and the best in new, independent films from around the world.
We kick things off [...]

by Kate Gellene
May 4th, 2015

Volunteer for Rooftop Films and join us on the roof this summer!

by Noah Koch
May 1st, 2015

Want to see yourself up on the screen at our shows, all summer long? Come down and help us with our 2015 Summer Series trailer, and maybe you will!

by Maria Rhodes
November 14th, 2014

Summer Series alum A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night hits select theaters on November 21st! Don’t miss the world’s first Iranian vampire spaghetti western.

by Kate Gellene
September 17th, 2014

Rooftop Films is pleased to introduce you to the 2014 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees – a group of talented, up and coming filmmakers who you should certainly be looking out for!

by Ally Navolio
August 21st, 2014

A summer intern says farewell to Rooftop.

by Ally Navolio
August 15th, 2014

We spoke with director Trey Edwards Shults about the process behind his intense short film, and the project’s future as a feature. Krisha screens on Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration Rooftop Shots. Tickets are on sale now!

by Ally Navolio
August 13th, 2014

Numbers and Friends screens Saturday, August 16 as part of our closing night celebration, Rooftop Shots! Tickets are on sale now!

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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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