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Support Rooftop Alum Talibah Newman’s “Sweet Honey Chile”

Support Rooftop Alum Talibah Newman’s “Sweet Honey Chile”

Support Rooftop Films alum Talibah Newman with her thesis film “Sweet Honey Chile” on Kickstarter.

Help find a home in film for Inocente

Help find a home in film for Inocente

Help the arts and the artist by supporting Inocente on Kickstarter.

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.

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.

Filmmaker Interview: “A Grumpy Old Man”

Filmmaker Interview: “A Grumpy Old Man”

Filmmaker Rachel Tracey talks about meeting the subject of her documentary “A Grumpy Old Man,” and why collecting clocks makes sense after that moment in your life when time stood still.

CHECK OUT <em>ST. NICK</em> AT 92Y TRIBECA ON FEB. 27 <br /> PLUS a Q&A with Director David Lowery <br />(discount for Rooftop Fans)

CHECK OUT ST. NICK AT 92Y TRIBECA ON FEB. 27
PLUS a Q&A with Director David Lowery
(discount for Rooftop Fans)

One of the finest fiction films we’ve ever shown at Rooftop is coming back to NYC on February 27–David Lowery’s St. Nick. The soft-spoken, thought-provoking director will be in town for a Q&A at the 92Y Tribeca.

SEE OCTOBER COUNTRY THIS WEEK AT THE IFC CENTER

SEE OCTOBER COUNTRY THIS WEEK AT THE IFC CENTER

The film has gone on to dozens of festivals and won numerous awards. Now it’s coming out in theaters, and of course I can’t recommend a film more highly.

JOB OFFER: GUN VIOLENCE REPORTING INTENSIVE

JOB OFFER: GUN VIOLENCE REPORTING INTENSIVE

Rooftop’s partners at DCTV are hiring 3 young filmmakers to go into NYC neighborhoods and document stories about gun violence.

Sundance Review: Utopia in Four Movements

Sundance Review: Utopia in Four Movements

Rooftop alum Sam Green and Dave Cerf‘s philosophical film essay Utopia in Four Movements swirls brilliantly and casually through cultural history and detritus, through fantasy and forgotten fact. The film hits NYC in October.

SUNDANCE REVIEW: THE RED CHAPEL <br />Poking Fun at North Korea, Suffering the Consequences

SUNDANCE REVIEW: THE RED CHAPEL
Poking Fun at North Korea, Suffering the Consequences

Traveling to one of the most isolated countries in the world, making fun of one of the most deadly regimes in history, takes courage and passion, but it should also be terrifying.

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