Archive for: 2010 Summer Series

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!

Rooftop teams up with the Awesome Fest

Rooftop teams up with the Awesome Fest

Rooftop is excited to announce that a series of our films will be screened in Philadelphia in partnership with The Awesome Fest, the only place in Philly to get your fill of all the most awesome movie events.

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.

“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.

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.

“Last Train Home” in Theaters!

“Last Train Home” in Theaters!

Rooftop Alum Lixin Fan’s beautiful and haunting film Last Train Home, opened September 3rd at the IFC Center. If you’re in New York, do yourself a favor and go see it.

Filmmaker Interview: 80 Billion Guys

Filmmaker Interview: 80 Billion Guys

Kieran O’Hare speaks to Rooftop Films about 80 Billion Guys, his film about a man who gave up love because he couldn’t deal with a woman’s 80 billion past lovers.

Short Films by Rooftop Alum Jamie Travis on DVD

Short Films by Rooftop Alum Jamie Travis on DVD

The Armoire was an audience favorite at our “Fears and Fantasies” short film program. A DVD of his acclaimed short films is now available on Amazon.

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