2020 Summer Series submissions now open!

In May 2020, we will begin celebrating our 24th year of presenting the best independent films outdoors in New York City. If selected, you will participate in one of the most unforgettable, unique, filmmaker-friendly, independent film events in the world!
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Looking for quality audio/visual equipment to use for your own events? Rooftop Films has affordable rates for quality professional digital video projectors, sound systems, screens, as well as inexpensive delivery and technical assistance for events.

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Explore the city with NYC's largest outdoor film celebration. Your membership will provide you with free and discounted Summer Series tickets, priority entry at screenings, invitations to special events, and first-access to Summer Series tickets, all starting at just $40!

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Unique Venues

Rooftop Films travels around the city presenting events on rooftops, parks, and other scenic spots--celebrating and exploring film, music, art and the spectacular locales themselves, and giving you the chance to explore hidden corners of the city.

For Filmmakers

Rooftop Films is more than a film festival—we are a film community. When a filmmaker is selected to screen with us, they become part of that community forever. From then on, we'll support that film and filmmaker in every way we can.

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