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Byron Hurt’s “Soul Food Junkies” Goes for the Gold in Miami

Byron Hurt’s “Soul Food Junkies” Goes for the Gold in Miami

Acclaimed independent filmmaker Byron Hurt’s latest film Soul Food Junkies will premiere at the American Black Film Festival this week.

“Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best” hits theaters this fall thanks to Rooftop Films, Northside Festival and Oscilloscope.

“Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best” hits theaters this fall thanks to Rooftop Films, Northside Festival and Oscilloscope.

Rooftop Films, Northside Film Festival, and Oscilloscope screen Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best this June 2012.

Meet the Filmmakers: Joshua Moore and Alexandra Clayton (“I Think It’s Raining”)

Meet the Filmmakers: Joshua Moore and Alexandra Clayton (“I Think It’s Raining”)

I Think It’s Raining screens at Open Road on June 16. Director Joshua Moore and Actor Alexandra Clayton share with us their collaborative process and more.

Rooftop Alum Susan Youssef Screens at Human Rights Watch Film Fest

Rooftop Alum Susan Youssef Screens at Human Rights Watch Film Fest

Watch the NY premiere of Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund grantee Susan Youssef’s Habibi at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival June 16-18

Meet the Filmmaker: David Zellner (“Kid-Thing”)

Meet the Filmmaker: David Zellner (“Kid-Thing”)

David Zellner sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his latest film Kid-Thing screening Thursday, June 14 on the lawn at Automotive High School in Williamsburg.

Meet the Filmmaker: Amy Seimetz (“Sun Don’t Shine”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Amy Seimetz (“Sun Don’t Shine”)

Amy Seimetz chats with Rooftop Films to discuss her debut feature Sun Don’t Shine, screening Saturday, June 9 at Open Road Rooftop in the Lower East Side.

Meet the Filmmaker: Caveh Zahedi (“The Sheik and I”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Caveh Zahedi (“The Sheik and I”)

Caveh Zahedi sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his latest controversial film The Sheik and I, screening Thursday, June 7 at Automotive High School in Williamsburg.

Meet the Filmmaker: Marten Persiel (“This Ain’t California”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Marten Persiel (“This Ain’t California”)

Director Marten Persiel opens up about his film This Ain’t California screening on Friday, June 1.

Meet the Filmmaker: Axel Ranisch (“Heavy Girls”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Axel Ranisch (“Heavy Girls”)

Director of Heavy Girls Axel Ranisch sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his upcoming screening on Wed, May 23.

A New York Moment: Meeting the Makers

A New York Moment: Meeting the Makers

If I had to pick my absolute favorite moment of the Rooftop 2011 Summer Series, I would say that it wasn’t a screening itself. It occurred during the day before a screening…

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