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POV “This Is My Family” Video Submissions

POV “This Is My Family” Video Submissions

Rooftop loves home movies. Now, PBS’ acclaimed documentary series POV is running, essentially, a home movie contest — This Is My Family.

Filmmaker Interview: “A Grumpy Old Man”

Filmmaker Interview: “A Grumpy Old Man”

Filmmaker Rachel Tracey talks about meeting the subject of her documentary “A Grumpy Old Man,” and why collecting clocks makes sense after that moment in your life when time stood still.

NJ Lady Cracks Me Up

NJ Lady Cracks Me Up

I remember my grandma fondly. She was sweet and caring, but a prickly old lady at times. But she was never this damn funny…

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.

Welcome to Rooftop’s 2010 Summer Series

Welcome to Rooftop’s 2010 Summer Series

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.

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