Feature Film Program

Rooftop Selects: War Game

A bipartisan group of US policymakers participate in an unscripted role-play exercise, set on January 6, 2025.

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Thu May 30 8:00 PM

The Film

War Game

Jesse Moss & Tony Gerber | US | 94

War Game sweeps audiences into an elaborate future-set simulation that dramatically escalates the threat posed by the January 6, 2021 insurrection. The film follows a bipartisan group of US defense, intelligence, and elected policymakers spanning five presidential administrations as they participate in an unscripted role-play exercise. Portraying a fictional President of the United States and his advisors, they confront a political coup backed by rogue members of the US military in the wake of a contested 2024 presidential election. Like actors in a thriller, but with profound real-world stakes, the players have only six hours to save American democracy.

Event Details

8:00 PM
Doors Open
9:00 PM
Film Begins
10:30 PM
Post-Screening Panel, featuring filmmakers Tony Gerber & Jesse Moss, Major General (Ret.) Linda Singh, and Janessa Goldbeck (CEO, Vet Voice Foundation), moderated by journalist Isha Sesay
10:45 PM
After-Party

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Venue

The Old American Can Factory

232 Third St., Brooklyn, NY 11215

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