Posts Tagged ‘SXSW’

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.

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 Lela Scott MacNeil
November 8th, 2010

24-year-old Rooftop Alum Lena Dunham’s new film Tiny Furniture has been winning awards from SXSW, praise from the NY Times, and comparisons to Woody Allen. Go see it for yourself.

by Ad Wasey
July 16th, 2010

How did a pair of French directors and a British music editor make a documentary in Japan about noise music? Rooftop Films talks to the filmmakers behind We Don’t Care About Music Anyway.

by Ad Wasey
June 25th, 2010

Rooftop Films catches up with Paul Gordon, writer/director of the deadpan comedy The Happy Poet. Tickets are available now for Friday’s screening.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 12th, 2010

“The Orange,” is Nick Fox-Gieg’s funny and lyrical animated short film about an orange that ruled the world. We spoke to Nick to find out more.

by Dan Nuxoll
April 22nd, 2010

Rooftop Films returns to the Up North for three very cool shows on a roof in Yorkville Toronto as an official part of Hot Docs 2010.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
March 13th, 2008

Late last night, after jumping from IFC’s My Morning Jacket / Yo La Tengo concert to the wide-open SXSW Closing Night party and finally onto Joel Heller’s birthday, I wound up at the Magnolia diner, eating scrambled eggs and discussing scrambled documentaries. I was there with Dan Nuxoll from Rooftop, Joel, and Alex Karpovsky and [...]

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