Upcoming Shows

WEDNESDAY MAY 18, 2016
Sneak Preview!
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Sexts, lies, and Carlos Danger: join Rooftop Films for a special sneak preview of Weiner. Sundance Selects will be releasing Weiner in theaters in NY and L.A. on May...

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FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
Opening Night!
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The Bushwick Generator
Bushwick, Brooklyn

Celebrate the opening of our 20th festival with dark, oddball comedies and exhilarating documentary experiences

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SATURDAY MAY 21, 2016
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

What would you believe to sustain your greatest happiness? 22 years in the Buddhafield cult. Presented in partnership with FilmRise.

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Shows and Schedules

  MAY 2016   TOP
WEDNESDAY MAY 18, 2016
Sneak Preview!
Play
Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Sexts, lies, and Carlos Danger: join Rooftop Films for a special sneak preview of Weiner. Sundance Selects will be releasing Weiner in theaters in NY and L.A. on May...

Tickets
FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016
Opening Night!
Play
The Bushwick Generator
Bushwick, Brooklyn

Celebrate the opening of our 20th festival with dark, oddball comedies and exhilarating documentary experiences

Tickets
SATURDAY MAY 21, 2016
Play
The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

What would you believe to sustain your greatest happiness? 22 years in the Buddhafield cult. Presented in partnership with FilmRise.

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FRIDAY MAY 27, 2016
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

A young French woman hires a man to document her self-imposed political asylum in Argentina after supposedly leaking highly confidential government information.

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  JUNE 2016   TOP
FRIDAY JUN 3, 2016
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

Strangely-funny, loving, sexy, romantic short films that are sure to turn you on (to something).

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TUESDAY JUN 7, 2016
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

The extraordinary story of the renowned musical collective created by Yo-Yo Ma. Presented in Partnership with: The Orchard

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THURSDAY JUN 9, 2016
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Shorts about glitches in reality, monsters under the bed and things lost in the edits of life

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THURSDAY JUN 16, 2016
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

The shadowy world of competitive tickling is exposed in this stranger than fiction tale. Presented in Partnership with: Magnolia Pictures

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THURSDAY JUN 23, 2016
ON SALE SOON
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

Driving all night, packed in one car, five high school friends avoid their final destination - home.

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THURSDAY JUN 30, 2016
ON SALE SOON
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson’s deeply poetic memoir, culled from footage shot for other films. Presented in Partnership with: The Film Collaborative

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  JULY 2016   TOP
FRIDAY JUL 1, 2016
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

A young man with autism discovers a way to make sense of world via classic Disney animated films. Courtesy of The Orchard.

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THURSDAY JUL 7, 2016
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

These bold animations explore uncomfortable corners, dark spaces, and places we fear

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FRIDAY JUL 8, 2016
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

It's your city. Take a look.

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SATURDAY JUL 9, 2016
Play
The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

The origins, influence and ultimate closure of one of Brooklyn's best DIY music venues

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WEDNESDAY JUL 20, 2016
FREE
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Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City, Queens

18-year-old rapper Sonita looks for a better life outside Iran in this complex and layered doc. Presented in partnership with Women Make Movies.

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FRIDAY JUL 22, 2016
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

A 4-sided love triangle, complete with autism & neuroses in the Russian city Nizhny Novgorod. Presented in partnership with IDFA.

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  AUGUST 2016   TOP
WEDNESDAY AUG 3, 2016
FREE
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Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City, Queens

Greta's bubble of obscure loserdom is burst when her parents throw a surprise 15th b-day party with her whole school! Presented in partnership with Oscilloscope...

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SATURDAY AUG 20, 2016
CLOSING NIGHT!
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

CLOSING NIGHT! Short films-sweet, somber, melancholic and funny-about things we leave behind

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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.

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