Archive for: Ian Cheney

The City Dark Brightens Screens at IFC this Jan

The City Dark Brightens Screens at IFC this Jan

After months of touring festivals and screens around the country, the 2009 Filmmakers Fund Grantee Ian Cheney’s “The City Dark” has returned for its theatrical premiere at the IFC Center on January 18th.

Big News for Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees

Big News for Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees

It’s been an exciting few months for our Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees. Join us in doing a little dance for them.

Rural Route Festival Returns to Queens

Rural Route Festival Returns to Queens

The Rural Route Film Festival Returns to Queens with screenings and personal appearances at Museum of the Moving Image, plus special events at Brooklyn Grange Farm & Socrates Sculpture Park, co-presented by Rooftop Films.

Kickstart the Awesome Fest

Kickstart the Awesome Fest

Rooftop has partnered up with The Awesome Fest to bring Philadelphia an entire summer of completely FREE independent cinema. At Piazza at Schmidt’s, filmmakers, talent, and enthusiasts will come together for outdoor screenings of films direct from SXSW, Tribeca, and Sundance. To inspire the growth of Philly’s independent film community, the Awesome Fest now needs your support.

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW: IAN CHENEY (“THE CITY DARK”)

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW: IAN CHENEY (“THE CITY DARK”)

Rooftop Films speaks to Ian Cheney (Rooftop Alum, King Corn) about how astronomy can help us put our lives into perspective, and where he goes to enjoy darkness under the 1,000 watt smile of New York City

Archives