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ROOFTOP MUSIC ALUMS THE QUAVERS ON A CANOE IN THE GOWANUS

ROOFTOP MUSIC ALUMS THE QUAVERS ON A CANOE IN THE GOWANUS

One of the most beautiful shows Rooftop Films ever hosted was our 2007 edition of Dark ‘Toons. The astonishing animator Brent Green showed his films and played live music with Brooklyn locals The Quavers. They are a band whose sound and focus is very much in line with Rooftop–quiet and surprisingly intricate songs about drifting […]

SONIC YOUTH PRODUCER, SURREAL NOISE-LOUNGE ROCKER

SONIC YOUTH PRODUCER, SURREAL NOISE-LOUNGE ROCKER

Rooftop Films is truly blessed to work in the The Old American Can Factory (an amazing six-building complex of artists and artisinal manufacturers), surrounded as we are by so many brilliant people. Our friend and neighbor Martin Bisi runs a legendary recording studio in one building, a studio he co-founded with Brian Eno and Bill […]

SENTENCED HOME PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS

SENTENCED HOME PREMIERES ON INDEPENDENT LENS

One of the most powerful documentaries from the 2006 Summer Series is premiering next week on PBS. SENTENCED HOME airs this coming Tuesday, May 15 at 10PM on PBS as part of the Emmy-award winning series “Independent Lens”. *Check your local listings for exact date and time in your area here  Putting a human face on […]

DID YOU REALLY THINK THE RIGHT THING TO DO WAS SET IN BED-STUY?

DID YOU REALLY THINK THE RIGHT THING TO DO WAS SET IN BED-STUY?

TERRA UPDATE: MENI TSIRBAS AND DANE SMITH INTERVIEW

TERRA UPDATE: MENI TSIRBAS AND DANE SMITH INTERVIEW

Check out this interview to see how Meni and Producer Dane Smith (formerly the Rooftop publicity go-to guy) plan on adapting the short film Terra (Rooftop 2004) into the first ever CGI feature film with an overtly political message. How are they going to pull this off? Well, Brian Cox, Dennis Quaid, Amanda Peet, Chris […]

ROCK N ROLL

ROCK N ROLL

ROCK N ROLL Red Leader Records showcase at CMJ Friday, November 3, 8pm NorthSix (66 North 6th St., Williamsburg This blog will mostly be film events, but we wanted to give a shout out to our good friends at Red Leader Records, who have provided great musical acts for our shows. Pop-punk, political hardcore, great […]

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