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Just Announced: Our 2012 Summer Series Feature Line-Up

Just Announced: Our 2012 Summer Series Feature Line-Up

It is our pleasure to announce our full feature line-up for the 16th Annual Summer Series presented by AT&T.

New York Premiere of “Black February”

New York Premiere of “Black February”

Chronicles an unprecedented series of concerts performed in NYC by legendary jazz composer and conductor Lawrence D. ‘Butch’ Morris.

‘it’s such a beautiful day’ for short films!

‘it’s such a beautiful day’ for short films!

Though your thoughts may be filled with Friday and the weekend, be sure to free up your evenings next week for a chance to see Rooftop Alum Don Hertzfeldt’s award winning animated trilogy, in its entirety for the first time!

The City Dark Brightens Screens at IFC this Jan

The City Dark Brightens Screens at IFC this Jan

After months of touring festivals and screens around the country, the 2009 Filmmakers Fund Grantee Ian Cheney’s “The City Dark” has returned for its theatrical premiere at the IFC Center on January 18th.

Big News for Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees

Big News for Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees

It’s been an exciting few months for our Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees. Join us in doing a little dance for them.

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW: IAN CHENEY (“THE CITY DARK”)

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW: IAN CHENEY (“THE CITY DARK”)

Rooftop Films speaks to Ian Cheney (Rooftop Alum, King Corn) about how astronomy can help us put our lives into perspective, and where he goes to enjoy darkness under the 1,000 watt smile of New York City

Watch: Once It Started…

Watch: Once It Started…

A limited-time sneak preview of Kelly Sears’ brand new film, an animated high school horror, supported by the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund. Playing at Rooftop on May 26.

Drunken baby goes on rampage, Rooftop grantee goes viral

Drunken baby goes on rampage, Rooftop grantee goes viral

The trailer for Johannes Nyholm’s Rooftop grantee has received almost 6 million hits on YouTube. Watch it and you’ll see why.

New Chicken & Egg Grants Announced

New Chicken & Egg Grants Announced

Rooftop has a partnership with Chicken & Egg Pictures, and today, they announced the recipients of their Which Came First Fund.

Sundance Review: Sean Durkin’s “Martha Marcy May Marlene”

Sundance Review: Sean Durkin’s “Martha Marcy May Marlene”

The lead of Rooftop grantee Sean Durkin’s astonishing debut feature Martha Marcy May Marlene is one of the most fascinating and damaged characters in recent cinema.

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