2019 Summer Series

Notes from “The Edge”

by Maria Rhodes, Rooftop’s Programming & Festival Coordinator🇧🇷 Buy your tickets for our screening of The Edge of Democracy on Tuesday, June 11th, now! 🇧🇷 Brazil has a relatively young democracy. In January 1985, the country elected its first president after being ruled by the military for twenty-one years. A long battle fought by left […]

Notes on “Sweet Sweetback”

by Maria Rhodes, Rooftop’s Programming & Festival Coordinator✊ RSVP for Thursday’s special free Fort Greene Park screening now! ✊ I first encountered Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song when I was in college, a silly film nerd particularly interested in the history of movements. Blaxpliotation was one that really captivated my attention: Foxy Brown, Shaft, Super Fly, the list goes on. They […]

Rooftop Announces Select 2019 Summer Series Titles!

Y’all. We’re *so* incredibly excited to announce a bunch of feature films that’re playing our upcoming 23rd Summer Series! Tickets are now available for Sam de Jong’s second feature Goldie, starring Slick Woods; Brandon Vedder’s documentary Strange Negotiations, featuring a post-show Q&A and performance by the film’s subject, Pedro the Lion frontman David Bazan; and RSVPs are open for […]