Archive for: 2010 Summer Series

Filmmaker Interview: No Ward

Filmmaker Interview: No Ward

Rooftop speaks to filmmaker Terrence Nance about his film NO WARD and the devastating effects of forced migration in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Filmmaker Interview: “Monroe St.”

Filmmaker Interview: “Monroe St.”

We talk to Durier Ryan, director of “Monroe St.” about the the beauty and color of Bed-Stuy and the unique perspective of an outsider. See it Saturday at “Brooklyn Transformations.”

Filmmaker Interview: “Seltzer Works”

Filmmaker Interview: “Seltzer Works”

Filmmaker Jessica Edwards, whose short film “Seltzer Works” will screen this Saturday as a part of our “Brooklyn Transformations” show, talks to us about why real seltzer should hurt.

Announcing Animation Block Party’s Opening Night Line-up

Announcing Animation Block Party’s Opening Night Line-up

Announcing the 2010 Animation Block Party Opening Night Line-up, at Rooftop Films on July 30th.

Rooftop Films Partners with Film Movement

Rooftop Films Partners with Film Movement

Rooftop Partners with Film Movement to provide distribution to one lucky short film from our festival, plus free DVD’s and more.

Brent Green Live with Members of Fugazi – June 26

Brent Green Live with Members of Fugazi – June 26

+ The debut feature film from rising art-world star Brent Green
+ Live soundtrack by members of punk idols Fugazi
+ Artwork on display from Brent’s recent Chelsea solo art show

Filmmaker Interview: “The Commoners”

Filmmaker Interview: “The Commoners”

Rooftop Films speaks to filmmakers Penny Lane and Jessica Bardsley about their film “The Commoners,” about what happened when a rich eccentric brought Shakespeare’s birds to Central Park.

Filmmaker Interview: “A Harlem Mother”

Filmmaker Interview: “A Harlem Mother”

Filmmaker Ivana Todorovic speaks to Rooftop Films about her film “A Harlem Mother” and the impossible strength it takes to create something positive out of the murder of your son.

Filmmaker Interview: “A Grumpy Old Man”

Filmmaker Interview: “A Grumpy Old Man”

Filmmaker Rachel Tracey talks about meeting the subject of her documentary “A Grumpy Old Man,” and why collecting clocks makes sense after that moment in your life when time stood still.

Filmmaker Interview: “Prince/William”

Filmmaker Interview: “Prince/William”

In “Prince/William,” director Keith Miller subtle weaves a complex story of race and class in the changing strata of New York neighborhoods out of a simple conversation between strangers.

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