A successful “house tuner” in New York City, who calibrates the sound in people’s homes in order to adjust their moods, meets a client with a problem he can’t solve. by Mark Elijah Rosenberg Rooftop Films was founded on the principle that there are secret spaces throughout New York, and curious people who want to […]
A look at the intersection of religion and activism, tracing the rise of The Satanic Temple: only six years old and already one of the most controversial religious movements in American history. The Temple is calling for a Satanic revolution to save the nation’s soul. But are they for real? by Mark Elijah Rosenberg At […]
After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout. by Mark Elijah Rosenberg Images drift and blur, ’til it’s hard to tell what you’re looking at. Colorful lights phase on and off, ’til it almost becomes hypnotic. […]
Rooftop films seeks a hard working, dedicated individual to be our Fall Programming Intern – if you’re interested in film festival programming, independent film, arts administration, or non-profit management, apply today!
We spoke with Sean Baker about the challenges of marrying quality filmmaking with social commentary, as well as his influences in making Tangerine (at Rooftop 7/07).
Films to look out for when you head town to Austin!
UNKNOWN PLEASURES presents American films far removed from Hollywood. Consistent in form and content, varied and adventurous, the films make for intelligent and engaging cinema that defies both Hollywood and mainstream independent film. Rooftop’s Danielle Kourtesis caught up with them to discuss their collaboration and this year’s selections.
Mark your calendars, filmmakers! There’s just one month left to submit your film to the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.
Watch premiere documentaries, experimental films, animation, and hybrid works at the 2014 Margaret Mead Film Festival!
Welcome! Whether this is your first time submitting or your 31st time, this blog post aims to answer any and all of your questions to make your submission process as easy as possible!