Archive for: Dangerous Docs

WATCH: AMERICAN JUGGALO

WATCH: AMERICAN JUGGALO

Check out Sean Dunne`s incredible documentary about Insane Clown Posse fans!

Watch “Drunk History: Oney Judge”

Watch “Drunk History: Oney Judge”

Watch as Jen Kirkman exposes the dark secrets of our first president…after drinking a bottle and a half of wine.

Watch “Mr. Hypnotism”

Watch “Mr. Hypnotism”

Dr. Dante (aka Mr. Hypnotism) says, “I was a conman. I was a good conman. I say what people want to hear, just like all conmen do.”

Watch “Dock Ellis & the LSD No-No”

Watch “Dock Ellis & the LSD No-No”

Watch an animated documentary that celebrates the greatest athletic achievement ever by a man on a psychedelic journey. Kids, don’t try this at home.

Filmmaker Interview: “NJ Lady”

Filmmaker Interview: “NJ Lady”

Jesse Selwyn, grandson and director of “NJ Lady,” talks to Rooftop about why his grandmother is funnier than yours.

Watch: The Things We Keep

Watch: The Things We Keep

The film consists entirely of objects, and yet it’s surprisingly touching, revealing the character behind it and all the moments, people and places that make up a life. Because of the visual detail, if you saw this film at Rooftop, it’s worth a second, slower look in full screen mode.

JOB OFFER: GUN VIOLENCE REPORTING INTENSIVE

JOB OFFER: GUN VIOLENCE REPORTING INTENSIVE

Rooftop’s partners at DCTV are hiring 3 young filmmakers to go into NYC neighborhoods and document stories about gun violence.

SUNDANCE REVIEW: LUCY WALKER’S “WASTELAND” Because 99 Is Not 100

SUNDANCE REVIEW: LUCY WALKER’S “WASTELAND” Because 99 Is Not 100

Vik Muniz is an internationally-acclaimed artist best known for his playful recreations of famous masterpieces using quotidian materials–the peanut butter and jelly Mona Lisa, for example. But coming from a lower class background in Brazil, Muniz is now developing an interest in breaking out of art world gags and doing something more global, more socially significant.

Sundance Review: Utopia in Four Movements

Sundance Review: Utopia in Four Movements

Rooftop alum Sam Green and Dave Cerf‘s philosophical film essay Utopia in Four Movements swirls brilliantly and casually through cultural history and detritus, through fantasy and forgotten fact. The film hits NYC in October.

SUNDANCE REVIEW: THE RED CHAPEL <br />Poking Fun at North Korea, Suffering the Consequences

SUNDANCE REVIEW: THE RED CHAPEL
Poking Fun at North Korea, Suffering the Consequences

Traveling to one of the most isolated countries in the world, making fun of one of the most deadly regimes in history, takes courage and passion, but it should also be terrifying.

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