Director Walter Hill (The Warriors, 48 Hours) is up first. The legendary filmmaker has a new movie which just hit select theaters called The Assignment. The film stars Michelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver & Tony Shalhoub, and is about a hit man (Rodriguez) who becomes a hit woman with help from a rogue surgeon (Weaver). Hill discusses the return to action movies as well as a look back at his career.
Artistic Director of Rooftop Films, Dan Nuxoll, makes his 5th visit to the podcast to discuss what the elimination of federal funding for the NEA & NEH might mean. Also a look forward to Rooftop Films’ 21st season which begins on Friday, May 19th.
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This episode was recorded live at Videology in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with guests Dan Nuxoll (Director of Programming of Rooftop Films), and filmmakers Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood), Desiree Akhavan (Appropriate Behavior), and Gillian Robespierre (Obvious Child).
Among the guests on this episode of Filmwax Radio are Dan Nuxoll, Zachary Heinzerling, Ushio & Noriko Shinohara, Amy Nicholson and Tia Lessin.
This episode of Filmwax Radio includes the second part of a conversation with filmmakers Bryan Wizemann and Andrew Semans; and Dan Nuxoll catches us up with Rooftop’s 2013 season already in progress.
In this episode’s first segment, Rooftop Films founders Mark Eijah Rosenberg and Dan Nuxoll discuss the 2013 season of the festival.
Four nights of activist films screening for free in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Dec. 13-16!
Our picks for the three films that will get you through this soggy first weekend of fall.
If I had to pick my absolute favorite moment of the Rooftop 2011 Summer Series, I would say that it wasn’t a screening itself. It occurred during the day before a screening…
Turns out that you can get a lot more from a film festival than just a film. Get ready, because we’ve got some music for you too. Yes, you already know that we have live bands. But it’s Dan’s playlist that has been growing in notoriety as the opening act to most screenings this summer…
This week marks the start of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Join Rooftop Films and our funny, charming alumni-in-attendance as they give you a behind-the-scenes look into the Prom of the Indie Film world.