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Ep 317: Daniel Durning / Stephen Winter & Jack Waters / Michael Schultz

Ep 317: Daniel Durning / Stephen Winter & Jack Waters / Michael Schultz

Guests on this episode of the podcast include the founder of the Red Hook Film Festival, Daniel Durning; Jason & Shirley director Stephen Winter returns with actor Jack Waters just before a 10 day theatrical engagement at MoMA; and the legendary director of such films as Cooley High and Car Wash, Michael Schultz.

Close up on Melisa Ramos — a filmmaker and Airbnb host from East Harlem!

Close up on Melisa Ramos — a filmmaker and Airbnb host from East Harlem!

Meet Melisa, a filmmaker and film teacher from East Harlem, who shares her extra space on Airbnb so that she can pursue freelance filmmaking and inspiring side projects.

Film Students: Become our next Programming Intern!

Film Students: Become our next Programming Intern!

Rooftop films seeks a hard working, dedicated individual to be our Fall Programming Intern – if you’re interested in film festival programming, independent film, arts administration, or non-profit management, apply today!

Where to find Rooftop Alumni at Festivals this Fall

Where to find Rooftop Alumni at Festivals this Fall

Find out when to see films by the 19 Rooftop Alum at NYFF and TIFF this year

SHORT CUTS: Winter Wonderland (From the Co-Director of Finders Keepers)

SHORT CUTS: Winter Wonderland (From the Co-Director of Finders Keepers)

It’s winter in August in this week’s Short Cut.

SHORT CUTS: The Mystery of Flying Kicks (From the Director of Sam Klemke’s Time Machine)

SHORT CUTS: The Mystery of Flying Kicks (From the Director of Sam Klemke’s Time Machine)

What are shoes doing hanging from telephone wires? Investigate with Matthew Bate, director of Sam Klemke’s Time Machine, in this week’s Short Cut.

SHORT CUTS: Delivery (From the Directors of Welcome to Leith)

SHORT CUTS: Delivery (From the Directors of Welcome to Leith)

Bike with pizza delivery man Bill Meier in Delivery, a 2014 short from Welcome to Leith directors Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K. Walker.

Shorts Weather // Short Films: Announcing the 2015 Summer Series Shorts Lineup!

Shorts Weather // Short Films: Announcing the 2015 Summer Series Shorts Lineup!

Rooftop Films began as a one night Short Film program on a roof in the Lower East Side. 19 years later we’ve grown a lot; we now have live music, after-parties, and a stellar features lineup, but we still maintain our dedication to shorts, a medium ripe with innovation, experimentation, and opportunity. Throughout the summer, […]

Time Machines, Tangerines, and Electric Queens: The 2015 Summer Series Opening Weekend and Features Lineup!

Time Machines, Tangerines, and Electric Queens: The 2015 Summer Series Opening Weekend and Features Lineup!

Rooftop Films is proud to announce our Opening Weekend, Features and select highlights of the 19th annual Rooftop Films Summer Series. This year’s series will feature over 40 outdoor screenings in 19 spectacular venues, with huge crowds, live music, special enhancements and the best in new, independent films from around the world. We kick things […]

Filmwax Radio Live: Montclair Film Festival Edition (Free Event!)

Filmwax Radio Live: Montclair Film Festival Edition (Free Event!)

Filmwax Radio Live: Montclair Film Festival Edition, a free event, will take place Friday, April 24th, 6:45PM at Videology in Williamsburg with loads of guests from the festival.

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