Ep 328: Eric Kohn / Lynne Sachs & Mark Street / Tim Orr

Ep 328: Eric Kohn / Lynne Sachs & Mark Street / Tim Orr

The guests on the final episode of 2015 include indieWire senior editor, Eric Kohn, back for his 3rd visit; married experimental filmmakers Lynne Sachs & Mark Street; and the cinematographer Tim Orr (Our Brand is Crisis, Z for Zacharia).

Ep 327: Cara Buckley / Simon Kilmurry / Thelma Adams

Ep 327: Cara Buckley / Simon Kilmurry / Thelma Adams

The New York Times’ carpetbagger Cara Buckley discusses award season, working at the Times, and more; Simon Kilmurry talks about his work at POV and his recent transition to the IDA; and Thelma Adams on a career in writing about film & a new book coming out in 2016.

Ep 326: Henry Rollins / Takeshi Fukunaga & Donari Braxton / Vanessa Block

Ep 326: Henry Rollins / Takeshi Fukunaga & Donari Braxton / Vanessa Block

Guests include the outspoken Henry Rollins who is the star of a new indie film, He Never Died which opens Friday; director Takeshi Fukunaga & writer/producer Donari Braxton’s feature film, Out of My Hand, has the distinction of being the first film distributed by Ava DuVernay’s new company Array; Vanessa Block’s short film, The Testimony, has been shortlisted for an Oscar.

Announcing the 2015 Rooftop Filmmaker’s Fund Grantees!

Announcing the 2015 Rooftop Filmmaker’s Fund Grantees!

And the 2015 Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees are:

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Join the Rooftop Films Team!

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Ep 325: Michael Imperioli / Brian Posehn

Ep 325: Michael Imperioli / Brian Posehn

Actor Michael Imperioli (Goodfellas, The Sopranos) discusses a new film he’s in, The Wannabe. Comedian Brian Posehn (Mr. Show, The Sarah Silverman Show) discusses starring in his feature comedy/drama, Uncle Nick. Both films are currently in theaters and streaming on demand.

Ep 324: Kent Jones / Charles Poekel

Ep 324: Kent Jones / Charles Poekel

Kent Jones, the director of a new documentary based on the best selling book Hitchcock by Truffaut: A Definitive Study of Alfred Hitchcock, is the first guest. Kent’s film which is being distributed by the Cohen Media Group, is opening at Film Forum and Lincoln Plaza Cinema in NYC on Wednesday, December 2nd. After that, director Charles Poekel who discusses his first feature called Christmas, Again. Poekel’s film is having its theatrical engagement at MoMA beginning Thursday, December 3rd then goes on digital platforms on Friday, December 4th.

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