This week’s post is devoted to indie romance.
Florian Habicht had us at hello. Before we screen his “Love Story” this Friday August 17, we asked him to share some background on the film with us. Read what he had to say here.
Turns out that you can get a lot more from a film festival than just a film. Get ready, because we’ve got some music for you too. Yes, you already know that we have live bands. But it’s Dan’s playlist that has been growing in notoriety as the opening act to most screenings this summer…
Julia Pott’s animated short, “Howard” tells the story of love gone cold. We spoke to Julia about hope, heartbreak and animal metaphors.
We spoke to codirector Tom Isler about love and relationships and how the two can be reconciled with life in a city like ours.
Rooftop is thrilled to announce that a special screening of The Myth of the American Sleepover will take place on July 17th, at the Ace Hotel. This incredibly beautiful and intimate film about being a teen, seeking adventure, forming bonds, falling in love, and growing up will be followed by a Q&A with the director, David Robert Mitchell himself, as well as some fun sleepover games!
Rooftop Films spoke with filmmaker Nicole Nielsen Horanyi about The Devilles, which tells the true love story of a burlesque stripper and her punk rocker husband. See it and other tales of doomed love tonight in Williamsburg at 8pm.