Archive for: 2010 Summer Series

“Tiny Furniture” Opens This Friday at the IFC Center!

“Tiny Furniture” Opens This Friday at the IFC Center!

24-year-old Rooftop Alum Lena Dunham‘s new film Tiny Furniture has been winning awards from SXSW, praise from the NY Times, and comparisons to Woody Allen. Go see it for yourself.

“Disco and Atomic War” Opens This Friday in New York!

“Disco and Atomic War” Opens This Friday in New York!

Go see the film Spout.com called a “a funny, inventively made work of true-life science fiction” THIS FRIDAY at Cinema Village in New York City.

Film Movement and Rooftop Films Announce Winner of 2010 Short Film Distribution Contest

Film Movement and Rooftop Films Announce Winner of 2010 Short Film Distribution Contest

Kiss is the winner of the 2010 Rooftop Films Distribution Contest. Win it on DVD along with the thriller If I Want to Whistle, I’ll Whistle.

“Waste Land” Opens This Friday in NYC!

“Waste Land” Opens This Friday in NYC!

See Lucy Walker‘s award winning documentary, Waste Land about a superstar artist (Vik Muniz) and an inspiring group of scavengers in the world’s largest landfill. Opens THIS FRIDAY at the Angelika in NYC.

Kickstart Elena Greenlee’s “Nasceu Maria”

Kickstart Elena Greenlee’s “Nasceu Maria”

Support Rooftop Alum Elena Greenlee’s new short film Nasceu Maria, winner of the 2010 Spike Lee Fellowship, on Kickstarter.

“Gasland” Tour Draws Huge Crowds, Lively Debate

“Gasland” Tour Draws Huge Crowds, Lively Debate

Rooftop just got back from touring with Josh Fox’s Gasland . It opens tomorrow at the IFC Center, and if you value your non-flammable drinking water, you’ll go see it.

“Etienne!” at reRun – One Week Only!

“Etienne!” at reRun – One Week Only!

Etienne!, the quirky bicycle road trip comedy about a man and hamster, was a highlight of this year’s Rooftop Summer Series. See it for one week only at reRun theater in Brooklyn.

Rooftop Partners with IFP

Rooftop Partners with IFP

For a fourth year, Rooftop is pleased to collaborate with IFP on screenings and forum activities during Independent Film Week (Sept. 19-23).

Rooftop’s Incredible Staff

Rooftop’s Incredible Staff

Given all that Rooftop does, it blows my mind that we’re able to pull it all off with such a small staff. Our people possess unbelievable ambition, dedication and skill, and we wouldn’t be anything like the organization you see without them.

Filmmaker Interview: Waste Land’s Lucy Walker

Filmmaker Interview: Waste Land’s Lucy Walker

A Q&A with Lucy Walker about her documentary Waste Land, which follows Brooklyn-based Brazilian artist Vik Muniz and a group of garbage pickers as they produce a daring social art project.

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