Archive for: New Orleans

Two Boots Mardi Gras Ball – March 8th!

Two Boots Mardi Gras Ball – March 8th!

Mardis Gras isn’t just for New Orleans anymore. On Tuesday, March 8th, all are welcome at a Mardis Gras Ball hosted by pizza pioneers Two Boots at Le Poisson Rouge as a benefit for the Lower East Side Girl’s Club.

Filmmaker Interview: No Ward

Filmmaker Interview: No Ward

Rooftop speaks to filmmaker Terrence Nance about his film NO WARD and the devastating effects of forced migration in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

BLEEDING RUST: “GLORY AT SEA!” IN NEW ORLEANS

BLEEDING RUST: “GLORY AT SEA!” IN NEW ORLEANS

“Glory at Sea!” plays at SXSW in the Shorts 3 program on March 9, 11th and 14th, at the Alamo Lamar Cinemas. In the guidelines to the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund–the grants that Rooftop offers to filmmakers whose work has screened with us–we say “We are more likely to fund films that make the most of […]

Sundance Review – CARL DEAL & TIA LESSIN’S “TROUBLE THE WATER”

Sundance Review – CARL DEAL & TIA LESSIN’S “TROUBLE THE WATER”

There is no film I’m more pleased and proud to see here at Sundance than “Trouble the Water,” directed by Rooftop’s neighbors and friends Carl Deal and Tia Lessin. Dan and I first saw a rough cut of this film about a year ago and the material was so powerful and the story so compelling […]

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