Rooftop Films brings the power of poetry to the streets of New York with three free events based around this award winning documentary about lives and language on the edge. Screenings in East Harlem, Chelsea and the South Bronx will be a celebration of the power of writing, with a poetry workshop for teenagers, a performance slam, and a screening of the award-winning documentary To Be Heard.
Rooftop Films’ 14th Summer Series runs weekends from May 14-August 20. This year we will be screening 28 feature-length films and over 100 short films.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 15TH ROOFTOP FILMS and VERIZON FIOS present WHERE YOU LIVE Short films that show us where you live and how you live. From the harshest African deserts to the fertile Irish countryside, from rapidly growing guesthouses in Hong Kong to the slowly fading inner city of Detroit, these fun and fascinating documentaries invite […]
ROOFTOP LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP W/ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM, “BLIND PIG WHO WANTS TO FLY” & “LOS HEREDEROS” TO HAVE US PREMIERES
Rooftop Films (NYC) and the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) have joined forces to present two remarkable films from IFFR 2009 in Rooftop’s Summer Series. Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly by Edwin (Indonesia) and Los Herederos by Eugenio Polgovsky (Mexico) will be screened on July 17 and 18, 2009 with the filmmakers and IFFR […]