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AND YOU THOUGHT YOUR FAMILY HAD PROBLEMS

AND YOU THOUGHT YOUR FAMILY HAD PROBLEMS

My impassioned argument for why YOU need to get yourself to the roof of the Old American Can Factory in Park Slope, Brooklyn, this Sunday and watch what is in my opinion the craziest, most fucked up, and most fantastic film we’re showing at this year’s Summer Series.

Love Letter to Hot Docs ’11 and The City of El Toro

Love Letter to Hot Docs ’11 and The City of El Toro

Rooftop’s resident Canuck provides a guide to Hot Docs, the city of Toronto, and Rooftop’s three shows at the festival.

KATI WITH AN I Opens TONIGHT in NYC!

KATI WITH AN I Opens TONIGHT in NYC!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Well look no further, because Rooftop Alum Extraordinaire Robert Greene’s gorgeous new film Kati with an I opens TONIGHT, right here in our fair city.

Drunken baby goes on rampage, Rooftop grantee goes viral

Drunken baby goes on rampage, Rooftop grantee goes viral

The trailer for Johannes Nyholm’s Rooftop grantee has received almost 6 million hits on YouTube. Watch it and you’ll see why.

Cold Weather Opens FRIDAY at the IFC Center

Cold Weather Opens FRIDAY at the IFC Center

Cold Weather, filmmaker Aaron Katz’s intelligent and exhilarating new indie mystery, was a huge hit when we screened it at the Ace Hotel in January. It’s no mystery why. Go see it Friday at the IFC Center.

Sundance Midnight Masterpieces #3: The Oregonian

Sundance Midnight Masterpieces #3: The Oregonian

Rooftop alum and blogger Calvin Lee Reeder’s The Oregonian is a psychotic horror freakout of epic proportions, scary and hilarious.

Of Mustaches and Main Street

Of Mustaches and Main Street

It’s been a heck of a week. I received so many kind words from so many strangers – about my film, sure – but none so kind as those about my mustache.

Midnight Movie Masterpieces – Part 2

Midnight Movie Masterpieces – Part 2

Rooftop alum Todd Rohal‘sThe Catechism Cataclysm follows the storyline of your typical road-trip movie. On a boat. With a priest. Who’s obsessed with bad heavy metal music.

Midnight Movie Masterpieces – Part 1

Midnight Movie Masterpieces – Part 1

I’m not usually a fan of “Midnight Movies”—horror, camp, sci-fi, B-movies, etc.—but three nights in a row I’ve loved Sundance’s 12am screenings at the Egyptian Theater.

Sundance Lesson #2: Sometimes, the Party Will Be Cool

Sundance Lesson #2: Sometimes, the Party Will Be Cool

My reflections on Sundance hotel room cable movie watching, my friend Todd Rohal’s hilarious film The Catechism Cataclysm and whether or not the party will, in fact, be cool.

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