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ROOFTOP ALUM & SXSW FILMMAKER BENH ZEITLIN NEEDS YOUR HELP

ROOFTOP ALUM & SXSW FILMMAKER BENH ZEITLIN NEEDS YOUR HELP

GO SEE “GLORY AT SEA!” A few days ago, I posted below about “Glory at Sea!” a short film directed by Benh Zeitlin of Court 13 Productions. It’s a movie that Rooftop Films partially funded, and which is an amazing, uplifting, collaborative project, a mythical narrative about a community (set in post-Katrina New Orleans) coming […]

BLEEDING RUST: “GLORY AT SEA!” IN NEW ORLEANS

BLEEDING RUST: “GLORY AT SEA!” IN NEW ORLEANS

“Glory at Sea!” plays at SXSW in the Shorts 3 program on March 9, 11th and 14th, at the Alamo Lamar Cinemas. In the guidelines to the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund–the grants that Rooftop offers to filmmakers whose work has screened with us–we say “We are more likely to fund films that make the most of […]

IFP LAB FILM “EL COYOTE” SEEKS SUPPORT

IFP LAB FILM “EL COYOTE” SEEKS SUPPORT

As I wrote the other day, Rooftop Films and IFP are proud to be working together to support all aspects of independent film–from exhibition all the way back through production. IFP does an admirable job at helping films get made, and have an outstanding track record of bringing fantastic films through their Labs. And when […]

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