Posts Tagged ‘Theatrical Release’

by Christina Fleuron Dahl
October 19th, 2012

Let me guess; the chess team weren’t exactly considered players at your school. Well at I.S. 318 middle school in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that’s exactly what they are. Some of the highest ranked chess players in the nation, in fact. As principal Fred Rubino beams in the film Brooklyn Castle: “The geeks, they are the athletes”.
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by Alece Oxendine
August 31st, 2012

If you missed the opportunity to watch Detropia with us, check it out at the IFC Center starting Friday, September 7!

by Leah Roh
June 25th, 2012

Rooftop Film’s Alum Conrad Jackson presents “Falling Overnight,” which comes out in theaters July 27th. A gripping and inspiring love story of two hopeful romantics as they embark on an uncertain future, “Falling Overnight” is not a film to miss!

by Christian Paxton
June 15th, 2012

If you didn’t make it to our screening of Virkam Gandhi’s “Kumare”, we’ve got great news! The documentary film about Gandhi’s dip into the conman’s world as a local guru in Arizona will be showcasing on June 20 in the IFC Center.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 4th, 2012

Long time Rooftop alumni Stephen Collins’ latest film will have its New York premiere at reRun Gastropub Theater! Steve will be there in person to talk about this darkly comic, off-kilter film.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
February 18th, 2011

Matt Porterfield’s acclaimed and beautiful film Putty Hill played at our Kickstarter Film Festival last summer. Now it’s playing at Cinema Village in NYC. Go see it this weekend.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
January 25th, 2011

Zachary Levy’s funny, gut-wrenching film Strongman (Rooftop Summer Series 2009), about professional strongman Stanless Steel, opens tomorrow at the IFC Center.

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 Lela Scott MacNeil
November 8th, 2010

Go see the film Spout.com called a “a funny, inventively made work of true-life science fiction” THIS FRIDAY at Cinema Village in New York City.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
November 1st, 2010

Four Lions is a whip-smart laugh out loud film that blitzes the notion that a comedy about jihadists is a contradiction in terms. It opens August 5th at the Angelika, but you can see it first at a special sneak preview screening at BAM.

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