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Unknown Pleasures Review: L for Leisure

Unknown Pleasures Review: L for Leisure

Lev Kalman and Whitney Horn’s debut feature L FOR LEISURE is a surrealistic reenactment of the sunny, neon worlds of early ‘90s American popular film and television. Set in a variety of picture-perfect locales like Laguna Beach, Iceland, and southern France, the film is presented as a series of interconnected vignettes following a group of […]

Interview with Hannes Brühwiler and Andrew Grant of Berlin’s UNKNOWN PLEASURES Festival

Interview with Hannes Brühwiler and Andrew Grant of Berlin’s UNKNOWN PLEASURES Festival

UNKNOWN PLEASURES presents American films far removed from Hollywood. Consistent in form and content, varied and adventurous, the films make for intelligent and engaging cinema that defies both Hollywood and mainstream independent film. Rooftop’s Danielle Kourtesis caught up with them to discuss their collaboration and this year’s selections.

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.

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