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A conversation with Brothers Hypnotic filmmaker Reuben Atlas

A conversation with Brothers Hypnotic filmmaker Reuben Atlas

Filmwax Radio interviews Reuben Atlas, director of BRothers Hypnotic and Gabriel “Juda” Hubert of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.

An interview with Signe Baumane about Rocks in My Pockets

An interview with Signe Baumane about Rocks in My Pockets

Signe Baumane’s new film Rocks in My Pockets is nearly finished. She and her team are in the midst of a whirlwind Kickstarter campaign and still need supporters. We had a chance to talk with her about her film and her musings on life and the absurd.

Meet the 2012 AT&T $10,000 cash grant winners Bill and Turner Ross

Meet the 2012 AT&T $10,000 cash grant winners Bill and Turner Ross

Meet Bill and Turner Ross. Winners of the AT&T 2012 Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Cash Grant.

Meet the Filmmaker: Keith Miller (“Welcome to Pine Hill”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Keith Miller (“Welcome to Pine Hill”)

Rooftop talks with Welcome to Pine Hill director Keith Miller ahead of the free screening in Fort Greene Park on Thursday, August 9.

Meet the Filmmakers: Brian Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky (“The Patron Saints”)

Meet the Filmmakers: Brian Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky (“The Patron Saints”)

Rooftop Films chats with Melanie Shatzky and Brian Cassidy of Patron Saints, which screens August 4th at the Old American Can Factory.

Meet the Filmmaker (“Grandma Lo-Fi”)

Meet the Filmmaker (“Grandma Lo-Fi”)

We catch up with filmmaker Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir to get the full scoop on ‘Grandma Lo-Fi’.

Meet the Filmmaker: Jacob Krupnik (“Girl Walk // All Day”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Jacob Krupnik (“Girl Walk // All Day”)

Rooftop Films interviews Jacob Krupnick of “Girl Walk // All Day”

Meet Casey Safron, Founder and Curator of the Animation Block Party

Meet Casey Safron, Founder and Curator of the Animation Block Party

Rooftop Films sits down with the programmer for Animation Block Party, playing Friday, July 28 at Automotive High School.

Meet the filmmaker: Nina Conti (“Her Master’s Voice”)

Meet the filmmaker: Nina Conti (“Her Master’s Voice”)

Rooftop had the opportunity to ask some questions about the truly personal documentary Her Master’s Voice by Nina Conti.

Meet The Filmmaker: Katie Dellamaggiore (“Brooklyn Castle”)

Meet The Filmmaker: Katie Dellamaggiore (“Brooklyn Castle”)

Katie Dellamaggiore’s debut feature Brooklyn Castle tells the extraordinary story of New York City middle school I.S. 318, home of the nation’s most successful student chess team. Though 70% of the school’s students come from low income families, most of their player rankings would beat out Albert Einstein. Katie spent over a year with the kids, documenting their hard work, their challenges and their success. Rooftop recently had a chat with her about her experiences making the film, her inspiration, and exciting plans for the future.

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