Posts Tagged ‘SXSW’

by Kate Gellene
June 5th, 2012

Amy Seimetz chats with Rooftop Films to discuss her debut feature Sun Don’t Shine, screening Saturday, June 9 at Open Road Rooftop in the Lower East Side.

by Alece Oxendine
June 4th, 2012

Caveh Zahedi sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his latest controversial film The Sheik and I, screening Thursday, June 7 at Automotive High School in Williamsburg.

by Alece Oxendine
May 25th, 2012

Director Vikram Gandhi talks with Rooftop Films about his documentary Kumaré, screening Saturday, May 26 at Open Road Rooftop in the Lower East Side.

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 Sheila Maria Lobo
July 11th, 2011

Rooftop is thrilled to announce that a special screening of The Myth of the American Sleepover will take place on July 17th, at the Ace Hotel. This incredibly beautiful and intimate film about being a teen, seeking adventure, forming bonds, falling in love, and growing up will be followed by a Q&A with the director, David Robert Mitchell himself, as well as some fun sleepover games!

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 Kathryn Tam
June 11th, 2011

We spoke to Sophia Takal about what it was like to play the other woman in a love triangle with her real life boyfriend and roommate. A sneak preview of Sophia’s film Green plays tonight at Rooftop Films.

by Alex Ferrigno
June 4th, 2011

NO MATTER WHAT is a gripping story about two best friends on an epic journey. Their relationship has a searing authenticity uncommon in today’ buddy comedies. We sat down with Cherie Saulter to ask her how she did it.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 2nd, 2011

We speak to director Alison Bagnall about the extraordinary performances she got from indie starlet Greta Gerwig and newcomer Olly Alexander in her new film The Dish and the Spoon.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 5th, 2011

We could not be more excited to announce our special weekend of select films from the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival, making their New York Premieres June 3-5 2011, as part of Rooftop Films 15th Annual Summer Series.

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