Archive for: 2009 Summer Series

Support “Giver Taker Heartbreaker” on Kickstarter

Support “Giver Taker Heartbreaker” on Kickstarter

Rooftop alum Christopher Arcella is seeking funds on Kickstarter for his debut feature, Giver Taker Heartbreaker, a jazzy, bizarre, semi-absurdist black comedy, in the vein of early Jarmusch.

See “Winnebago Man” in Theaters – Get a Free Ticket to Rooftop

See “Winnebago Man” in Theaters – Get a Free Ticket to Rooftop

The hilarious and charming documentary Winnebago Man hits theaters on July 9. See the film, bring your ticket stub to Rooftop, and get in free!

Rooftop ’09 Film “45365” In Theaters Now

Rooftop ’09 Film “45365” In Theaters Now

45365, one of the most beautiful, fascinating, unique feature films of Rooftop’s 2009 season, is playing at the Anthology Film Archives from June 17-24. The glowing review in The Times called it “a beguiling slice of Midwestern impressionism.”

Disturbing the Universe: June 22 on PBS

Disturbing the Universe: June 22 on PBS

Rooftop alumni Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler’s film Disturbing the Universe is a gripping documentary portrait of their radical defense attorney father, William Kunstler. See it Tuesday, June 22nd on PBS.

Best Worst Movie in Theaters

Best Worst Movie in Theaters

Best Worst Movie, the award-winning film about the worst movie ever made: Troll 2, opens in NYC MAY 14th at Village East Cinema

Strongman Tonight at UnionDocs

Strongman Tonight at UnionDocs

One of our favorite films from Rooftop Summer Series 2009 is screening tonight at Union Docs in Williamsburg

8/14 – HOME MOVIES (SHORT FILMS) – TRAILER

8/14 – HOME MOVIES (SHORT FILMS) – TRAILER

FRIDAY AUGUST 14 ROOFTOP FILMS and VERIZON FIOS present HOME MOVIES Short films and video about moments in time, capturing and imagining what it felt like to be there. OPEN BAR AFTER PARTY FOLLOWING THE SCREENING FOR ALL IN ATTENDANCE Venue: On the lawn of Automotive High School Address: 50 Bedford Ave. @ North 13th […]

8/15 – WHERE YOU LIVE (SHORT FILMS) – TRAILER

8/15 – WHERE YOU LIVE (SHORT FILMS) – TRAILER

FRIDAY, AUGUST 15TH ROOFTOP FILMS and VERIZON FIOS present WHERE YOU LIVE Short films that show us where you live and how you live. From the harshest African deserts to the fertile Irish countryside, from rapidly growing guesthouses in Hong Kong to the slowly fading inner city of Detroit, these fun and fascinating documentaries invite […]

INTERVIEW WITH ARON GAUDET, <br>DIRECTOR OF <em>THE WAY WE GET BY</em>: <br>SEE THE FILM AGAIN AT THE IFC CENTER,<br>OPENING JULY 17

INTERVIEW WITH ARON GAUDET,
DIRECTOR OF THE WAY WE GET BY:
SEE THE FILM AGAIN AT THE IFC CENTER,
OPENING JULY 17

See The Way We Get By at the IFC CENTER. Filmmakers and Doc Subjects in Attendance! On Friday, June 10th, Rooftop Films screened Aron Gaudet’s film The Way We Get By on the lawn of the Automotive High School. Aron Gaudet is an award-winning director and editor. Past films include India: A New Life, a WGBH-Frontline […]

ROOFTOP LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP W/ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM, “BLIND PIG WHO WANTS TO FLY” & “LOS HEREDEROS” TO HAVE US PREMIERES

ROOFTOP LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP W/ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM, “BLIND PIG WHO WANTS TO FLY” & “LOS HEREDEROS” TO HAVE US PREMIERES

Rooftop Films (NYC) and the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) have joined forces to present two remarkable films from IFFR 2009 in Rooftop’s Summer Series. Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly by Edwin (Indonesia) and Los Herederos by Eugenio Polgovsky (Mexico) will be screened on July 17 and 18, 2009 with the filmmakers and IFFR […]

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