Archive for: 2009 Summer Series

INTERVIEW WITH JENNIFER MAYTORENA TAYLOR, DIRECTOR OF <em>NEW MUSLIM COOL</em>

INTERVIEW WITH JENNIFER MAYTORENA TAYLOR, DIRECTOR OF NEW MUSLIM COOL

On Saturday, June 20th, Rooftop Films will be screening Jennifer Maytorena Taylor’s film New Muslim Cool on the roof of El Museo del Barrio. Get tickets now before it sells out. Jennifer Maytorena Taylor is a director, producer, photographer, and narrator. Her latest feature film , New Muslim Cool, chronicles the personal journey of Puerto-Rican […]

TRAILER FOR “VOICES FROM EL-SAYED” FEATURE DOC PLAYING AT ROOFTOP 6/27

TRAILER FOR “VOICES FROM EL-SAYED” FEATURE DOC PLAYING AT ROOFTOP 6/27

SATURDAY, JUNE 27 VOICES FROM EL-SAYED  (Oded Adomi Leshem | Israel | 75 min.) New York PremiereIn this smart and charming documentary, the world’s largest community of deaf people is suddenly given a gift that threatens to disrupt local heritage.  BUY TICKETS.   Venue: On the roof of the Old American Can FactoryAddress: 232 3rd St. @ 3rd Ave. […]

TRAILER FOR “PERSONA NON GRATA” US PREMIERE OF ROOFTOP CO-FUNDED DOC PLAYING SAT. 6/13

TRAILER FOR “PERSONA NON GRATA” US PREMIERE OF ROOFTOP CO-FUNDED DOC PLAYING SAT. 6/13

Prosecuted as a rebel. Banned as a priest. Committed as an artist. Loved as a father. An inspiring and important documentary co-funded by Rooftop Films. Buy tickets here. Venue: On the roof of the Old American Can Factory  Address: 232 3rd St. @ 3rd Ave. (Gowanus/ Park Slope, Brooklyn) Rain: In the event of rain […]

SAT. 6/13: “PERSONA NON GRATA” – US PREMIERE OF ROOFTOP CO-FUNDED DOC<br />WATCH AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AWARD-WINNING DIRECTOR, FABIO WUYTACK

SAT. 6/13: “PERSONA NON GRATA” – US PREMIERE OF ROOFTOP CO-FUNDED DOC
WATCH AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AWARD-WINNING DIRECTOR, FABIO WUYTACK

On Saturday, June 13, Rooftop Films will host the US Premiere of Persona Non Grata, a documentary directed by Fabio Wuytack and co-funded by the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund. The film tells the story of the filmmaker’s father, Franz Wuytack, a sculptor who spent many years in the 1970s as a missionary in Venezuela, fighting for […]

THU. 6/11: “NO IMPACT MAN” & ECO-CARNIVAL MAKE THESE FUN AND EASY “NO IMPACT” PLEDGES

THU. 6/11: “NO IMPACT MAN” & ECO-CARNIVAL MAKE THESE FUN AND EASY “NO IMPACT” PLEDGES

On Thursday, June 11, Rooftop Films and The Fledgling Fund will present the fascinating documentary No Impact Man. The film is a local family drama with global implications, as the inspirational (and controversial) No Impact Man (and family) challenge themselves to make no environmental impact for one year. As part of Rooftop Films core goal to […]

INTERVIEW WITH CORY MCABEE, DIRECTOR OF “STINGRAY SAM”

INTERVIEW WITH CORY MCABEE, DIRECTOR OF “STINGRAY SAM”

On Saturday, June 6, Rooftop Films will be screening Cory McAbee‘s new film Stingray Sam on the roof Brooklyn Tech High School. Get tickets now before it sells out. Cory is an American writer, director, and musician. Best known for his first feature film, the cult-classic American Astronaut, and his band The Billy Nayer Show, McAbee is […]

STRONGMAN RUN OVER BY A TRUCK… INTENTIONALLY! LIVE! SATURDAY AT ROOFTOP FILMS

STRONGMAN RUN OVER BY A TRUCK… INTENTIONALLY! LIVE! SATURDAY AT ROOFTOP FILMS

I was hit by a car once. It wasn’t fun. It hurt. But on Saturday night, at Rooftop Films, a man by the name of Stanless Steel will intentionally be run over by a truck. It will be an emotional night for Stan. First, he’ll see the documentary about him, Zach Levy‘s Strongman, watching it […]

LIMITED TIME OFFER: $6 TICKETS FOR TWITTER, FACEBOOK, BLOG READERS

LIMITED TIME OFFER: $6 TICKETS FOR TWITTER, FACEBOOK, BLOG READERS

Get your Rooftop Web 2.0 savvy on: today, from 11:30am till 1:30pm, tickets to this weekend’s Rooftop Films shows are just $6. Spread the word and get tix now!  FRIDAY, MAY 29 DARK ‘TOONS – BUY TICKETS Animated short films that bring the still to life. FREE OPEN BAR AFTER THE SHOW    Venue: on the roof of the […]

KEEP YOUR HANDS INSIDE THE ROOF

KEEP YOUR HANDS INSIDE THE ROOF

At Rooftop Films, we like to say we don’t screen in theaters, we screen in communities. We match films and venues to create unique screenings and memorable experiences.  This Saturday, May 23, on the roof of new venue Brooklyn Tech High School (Ft. Greene), at our “Dangerous Docs” show, we’ll be screening Chop Off, a new […]

THE RETURN OF ROOFTOP (AND THE RETURN OF OUR BLOG)

THE RETURN OF ROOFTOP (AND THE RETURN OF OUR BLOG)

After a long winter of indoor shows and internal work, and a long hiatus where the blog was variously hosted on partner sites, Rooftop Films 2009 Summer Series burst forth on a beautiful Friday night, and herein blooms the blog to follow.  We began the Summer as we often do, with a show called “This […]

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