Posts Tagged ‘Sundance’

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 21st, 2012

A myth is brewing. A storm is a-coming. The beasts are rising. A radical work of cinematic passion, Beasts of the Southern Wild does what cinema was made to do: dazzle, inspire, confound.

by Sheila Maria Lobo
June 21st, 2011

Rooftop has partnered up with The Awesome Fest to bring Philadelphia an entire summer of completely FREE independent cinema. At Piazza at Schmidt’s, filmmakers, talent, and enthusiasts will come together for outdoor screenings of films direct from SXSW, Tribeca, and Sundance. To inspire the growth of Philly’s independent film community, the Awesome Fest now needs your support.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 8th, 2011

Peter Hartlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle said, “If you were ever wondering what Die Hard would have been like if Neil LaBute directed it as an art film, prepare to enjoy Lovers of Hate.” Lucky for you it opens in NYC this Friday.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
February 1st, 2011

Rooftop alum and blogger Calvin Lee Reeder’s The Oregonian is a psychotic horror freakout of epic proportions, scary and hilarious.

by Emily Carmichael
January 30th, 2011

Madeleine Olnek, writer and director of Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same gives me some good advice on how to pick a title for my movie.

by Emily Carmichael
January 29th, 2011

When you go to Sundance as a filmmaker, everyone tells you to meet as many people as possible. Sometimes the attempt to do so can land a person in an awfully awkward situation.

by David Lowery
January 28th, 2011

It’s been a heck of a week. I received so many kind words from so many strangers – about my film, sure – but none so kind as those about my mustache.

by Calvin Lee Reeder
January 27th, 2011

Lindsay Pulsipher seems to survive this car crash better off than she did in Calvin Lee Reeder’s The Oregonian.

by Calvin Lee Reeder
January 27th, 2011

Hope he likes me.

by Ruben Oestlund
January 26th, 2011

Every year Sundance picks out movies to screen for students at Park City High School. I make the case for why kids shouldn’t decide for themselves what films they watch – we should decide for them.

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