Archive for: Gowanus

ROOFTOP MUSIC ALUMS THE QUAVERS ON A CANOE IN THE GOWANUS

ROOFTOP MUSIC ALUMS THE QUAVERS ON A CANOE IN THE GOWANUS

One of the most beautiful shows Rooftop Films ever hosted was our 2007 edition of Dark ‘Toons. The astonishing animator Brent Green showed his films and played live music with Brooklyn locals The Quavers. They are a band whose sound and focus is very much in line with Rooftop–quiet and surprisingly intricate songs about drifting […]

THE “PLAGUES AND PLEASURES” OF ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTERS

THE “PLAGUES AND PLEASURES” OF ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTERS

Watch the trailer! Then buy the DVD! At Rooftop, our events are more than just screenings: they’re interactions between the film, the filmmakers, the audience, the venue, and the local community. In 2006, when we screened Chris Metzler and Jeff Springer’s documentary “Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea,” a film about the man-made ecological […]

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