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MEET THE FILMMAKER: PJ RAVAL (“CHRISTEENE”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: PJ RAVAL (“CHRISTEENE”)

CHRISTEENE has been characterized as being a sexually infused sewer of live rap and vile shamelessness, capable of adapting amazingly well to all styles of music. We talk to the man that introduced her to the world. 

The Animation Block Party Announces 2011 Lineup

The Animation Block Party Announces 2011 Lineup

July 29th through July 31st is Animation Weekend, and the list of films is here! The Animation Block:Summerfest (ABP) will screen at Rooftop and Bamcinématek, bringing you the best in animation from all over the world.

Northside announces winner of the DIY competition

Northside announces winner of the DIY competition

The wonderful Echotone has been named the winner of Northside Film Fest’s first annual DIY competition. Rooftop is thrilled to be screening this portrait of the live-music scene in Austin.

Filmmaker Interview: The Happy Poet

Filmmaker Interview: The Happy Poet

Rooftop Films catches up with Paul Gordon, writer/director of the deadpan comedy The Happy Poet. Tickets are available now for Friday’s screening.

ROOFTOP STAFF & ALUMS AT SXSW ’08

ROOFTOP STAFF & ALUMS AT SXSW ’08

A lot has been written about the South by Southwest Film Festival and their support of the Austin film community and the “Mumblecore” movement. Personally, I love the idea of indie filmmakers bonding, working together, supporting each other. You can say that the importance of the those scenes is blown out of proportion, and that […]

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