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Kickstart a Sundance Premiere!

Kickstart a Sundance Premiere!

We are pleased to announce that the debut feature by Rooftop alumni Terence Nance has been selected to make its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival! But he needs your help to make it there.

Kickstarter: Take A Bite of “Soul Food Junkies”

Kickstarter: Take A Bite of “Soul Food Junkies”

Soul Food Junkies, the new documentary from award-winning director and Rooftop Films alum Byron Hurt, addresses the consequences of the beloved comfort food cuisine known as soul food – both good and bad. Kickstart this important project.

Support “Delta Boys” on Kickstarter

Support “Delta Boys” on Kickstarter

Andy Berends is a daring and very smart filmmaker, as well as a Rooftop alum (We showed Adnaan’s feature When Adnaan Comes Home back in 2007). His latest project looks fantastic, so take a look at his trailer and help him finish his film!

Kick start Farmlandia: Growing a Documentary

Kick start Farmlandia: Growing a Documentary

Farmlandia: Growing a Documentary has been almost a decade in the making and now filmmaker Jan Weber needs your help to make it a reality. Pledge now and kick start this important project which explores the changing agricultural industry of America and asks where our food really comes from.

MEET THE FILMMAKER AND WATCH “MINECRAFT: THE STORY OF MOJANG”

MEET THE FILMMAKER AND WATCH “MINECRAFT: THE STORY OF MOJANG”

Last Saturday Rooftop screened an excerpt from the film Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, a documentary about Notch and the others behind the gaming phenomenon of Minecraft.efore the screening we had the chance to speak to Paul Owens of 2Player Productions about the process behind making the documentary as well as about his feelings about gaming culture in general.

WATCH A WILL FERREL LOOK-ALIKE ALMOST GET HIS FACE BITTEN OFF BY A SNAPPING TURTLE

WATCH A WILL FERREL LOOK-ALIKE ALMOST GET HIS FACE BITTEN OFF BY A SNAPPING TURTLE

Todd Bieber, director of Found: Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard is currently trying to kick start his next project Turtle Derby Documentary and has just sent us a clip from the movie featuring a belligerent little snapping turtle.

Help Kickstart Sarah Newens and Mina T. Son’s New Documentary, Top Spin

Help Kickstart Sarah Newens and Mina T. Son’s New Documentary, Top Spin

Top Spin documents Ariel Hsing and Michael Landers, two very young U.S. Singles Champions in competitive table tennis. They may already be famous, but Sarah and Mina will prove just how relatable these athletes are as well; they’re striving to make it to the 2012 Olympics, while also just trying to get through high school! Please give them your support.

Help Durier Ryan complete his amazing new project Five Years

Help Durier Ryan complete his amazing new project Five Years

Rooftop is thrilled to hear about the new short film from Durier Ryan, after his wonderful Monroe St was so well received last summer. Durier is currently working on a very exciting new project Five Years but needs your help to complete it. Pledge now and kick start Five Years!

Support Rooftop Alum Todd Bieber’s Film About a Turtle Derby

Support Rooftop Alum Todd Bieber’s Film About a Turtle Derby

The maker of the fantastic Found: Lost Pictures of New York Blizzard is currently working on his next project, a film about a turtle derby, and needs your help on Kickstarter to make it happen. Pledge now and help kick start this exciting project.

Kickstart the Rural Route Film Fest

Kickstart the Rural Route Film Fest

Rooftop is again partnering with the Rural Route Film Fest: on August 7, we’ll be hosting an 8pm and a 10pm screening on the garden roof of The Brooklyn Grange. But in order to get there, the Rural Route folks need your support.

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