Archive for: 2010 Summer Series

From the BK Streets to the Tribeca Film Fest, Five Star Hits Home

From the BK Streets to the Tribeca Film Fest, Five Star Hits Home

Watch Keith Miller’s Five Star at the 2014 TriBeCa Film Festival, co-presented by Rooftop!

Kickstart An Alumni World Premiere at Slamdance

Kickstart An Alumni World Premiere at Slamdance

Alumni filmmaker Keith Miller’s first feature film has been accepted, and will make its world premiere at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival! Before they can head to Utah they need to make a few finishing touches, so they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign and they need your help!

Kickstart a Sundance Premiere!

Kickstart a Sundance Premiere!

We are pleased to announce that the debut feature by Rooftop alumni Terence Nance has been selected to make its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival! But he needs your help to make it there.

Big News for Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees

Big News for Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees

It’s been an exciting few months for our Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees. Join us in doing a little dance for them.

Putty Hill Opening Weekend Extravaganza!

Putty Hill Opening Weekend Extravaganza!

Matt Porterfield’s acclaimed and beautiful film Putty Hill played at our Kickstarter Film Festival last summer. Now it’s playing at Cinema Village in NYC. Go see it this weekend.

Etienne on DVD!

Etienne on DVD!

The quirky, charming hamster comedy (you read that correctly) Etienne!, which played our Summer Series last year, is now on DVD.

Lovers of Hate Opens Friday at reRun

Lovers of Hate Opens Friday at reRun

Peter Hartlaub of the San Francisco Chronicle said, “If you were ever wondering what Die Hard would have been like if Neil LaBute directed it as an art film, prepare to enjoy Lovers of Hate.” Lucky for you it opens in NYC this Friday.

Help, I’m Trapped in Someone Else’s Conversation With Scott Wolf

Help, I’m Trapped in Someone Else’s Conversation With Scott Wolf

When you go to Sundance as a filmmaker, everyone tells you to meet as many people as possible. Sometimes the attempt to do so can land a person in an awfully awkward situation.

The Case for Compulsory (Film) Education

The Case for Compulsory (Film) Education

Every year Sundance picks out movies to screen for students at Park City High School. I make the case for why kids shouldn’t decide for themselves what films they watch – we should decide for them.

Dear Isabella Rossellini:

Dear Isabella Rossellini:

You were at the director’s brunch; I was at the director’s brunch. Our eyes met. You smiled. Then I waved, which admittedly might have been a little misleading.

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