Bradley Beesley’s rousing, hardscrabble doc Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo is embarking on a Western Swing Tour. Similar to Rooftop’s Gasland tour, is this maneuver a fun but necessary requirement for an independent film to thrive?
Beginning August 27th, Rooftop Films, The Fledgling Fund, and International WOW Company are taking Josh Fox’s powerful new documentary Gasland on tour to potentially affected regions. The tour is part of Rooftop’s ongoing expansion into new cities.
When Brent Kelly was a sophomore in college, he got dumped. So he wrote a song “so overwhelmingly superlative, so suffuse with the ecstasy of raw human torment, he never wrote another.” Help Joe Callander make a movie about it.
Rooftop Films spoke with filmmaker Nicole Nielsen Horanyi about The Devilles, which tells the true love story of a burlesque stripper and her punk rocker husband. See it and other tales of doomed love tonight in Williamsburg at 8pm.
These are the folks who donated to Rooftop Films to help Extend the Summer. We all owe them a big thanks for helping Rooftop add more shows, more venues, more cities, more months of programming.
Director Erich Weiss talks with Rooftop Films about Hori Smoku Sailor Jerry, which explores the rise of American tattoo art through one of its pioneers, the maverick Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins.
Thank you, backers! Rooftop successfully achieved our Kickstarter fundraising goal. Summer has officially been extended! Here are the first details about added shows and venues.
Kieran O’Hare speaks to Rooftop Films about 80 Billion Guys, his film about a man who gave up love because he couldn’t deal with a woman’s 80 billion past lovers.
Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts might have my favorite filmmaker website of the year: jcvr.net. It looks and operates like an MS-DOS screen from 1985. And also contains this…