For a fourth year, Rooftop is pleased to collaborate with IFP on screenings and forum activities during Independent Film Week (Sept. 19-23).
Support Rooftop Alum Moon Molson’s second short Film, Crazy Beats Strong Every Time on Kickstarter.
Surpassing expectations, The Godfather: Part II became one of the most acclaimed motion pictures ever made, winning six Academy Awards. On August 27th, you can see it for free on a rooftop right by the neighborhood where it all took place.
Given all that Rooftop does, it blows my mind that we’re able to pull it all off with such a small staff. Our people possess unbelievable ambition, dedication and skill, and we wouldn’t be anything like the organization you see without them.
Are you a studying film, arts administration or nonprofit management, and looking for the kind industry experience that will help you get a job you actually want when you graduate? Then Rooftop Films is looking for you.
Three of Rooftop Alum Jesse Epstein’s brilliant and thought-provoking short films are screening this Wednesday in New York City. Do yourself a favor and go see them.
A Q&A with Lucy Walker about her documentary Waste Land, which follows Brooklyn-based Brazilian artist Vik Muniz and a group of garbage pickers as they produce a daring social art project.
Filmmaker and actor Alex Karpovsky, a Rooftop Alum many times over, has a new film called Trust Us, This Is All Made Up playing this week only at reRun Theater in New York City, and we think you should go see it.
On July 15, 2010, Rooftop Films hosted a sneak preview screening of Kitao Sakurai’s debut feature Aardvark. Rooftop is proud to have been behind Kitao and his film from the beginning, and look forward to supporting the film by promoting screenings and distribution. Here’s an interview from indieWire.
See Rooftop alum Last Train Home at the IFC Center starting September 3. In this interview, the filmmaker discusses the global economy, the ethical dilemmas of documenting a family collapse, and the difficulty of long-distance filmmaking.