Posts Tagged ‘Watch Short Films’

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
January 6th, 2011

Two Rooftop alums—singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten and filmmaker Michael Palmieri—have teamed up on a lovely music video. Sharon’s playing at the Bowery Ballroom on Saturday, January 8.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
November 2nd, 2010

Kiss is the winner of the 2010 Rooftop Films Distribution Contest. Win it on DVD along with the thriller If I Want to Whistle, I’ll Whistle.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
October 26th, 2010

Fresh off a screening at the United Nations, on Thursday October 28 Rooftop’s parters at DCTV’s Beyond Bullets are hosting a free show of Oxfam’s “Shooting Poverty” short films.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
September 29th, 2010

Rooftop showed this sexy, funny short at our “Endless Forgiveness: Romantic Short Films” show in 2009. Now that’s it up online, you can get titilated, too.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
July 30th, 2010

On July 29 at Rooftop, the filmmaking fabulist Nieto performed a fantastic experiment before a thrilled (albeit mildly frightened) audience. Nieto wowed the crowd by making a deceased chicken dance with just a few 220 volt electro shocks. Watch!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
June 28th, 2010

This doesn’t have much to do with Rooftop 2010, but, man, is it funny. A hilarious relatively-recent new literal video.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 5th, 2010

Dr. Dante (aka Mr. Hypnotism) says, “I was a conman. I was a good conman. I say what people want to hear, just like all conmen do.”

by Lela Scott MacNeil
June 5th, 2010

Watch an animated documentary that celebrates the greatest athletic achievement ever by a man on a psychedelic journey. Kids, don’t try this at home.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 30th, 2010

The film consists entirely of objects, and yet it’s surprisingly touching, revealing the character behind it and all the moments, people and places that make up a life. Because of the visual detail, if you saw this film at Rooftop, it’s worth a second, slower look in full screen mode.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 29th, 2010

What if mankind’s greatest predators were just big five-eyed blue puppy dogs looking to play? Would we still try to zap them? This adorable and energetic animated film by Jake Armstrong is a ton of fun, and also speaks to humanity’s wild daring and laughably bold ignorance.

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