Our intern Samantha Hill picks This Ain’t California as her favorite film of the summer.
Rooftop talks with Welcome to Pine Hill director Keith Miller ahead of the free screening in Fort Greene Park on Thursday, August 9.
A fifth grade choir from Staten Island gets their big break
Katie Dellamaggiore’s debut feature Brooklyn Castle tells the extraordinary story of New York City middle school I.S. 318, home of the nation’s most successful student chess team. Though 70% of the school’s students come from low income families, most of their player rankings would beat out Albert Einstein. Katie spent over a year with the kids, documenting their hard work, their challenges and their success. Rooftop recently had a chat with her about her experiences making the film, her inspiration, and exciting plans for the future.
Visual artist and Rooftop filmmaker Salise Hughes’ innovative new film needs your help
Director Vikram Gandhi talks with Rooftop Films about his documentary Kumaré, screening Saturday, May 26 at Open Road Rooftop in the Lower East Side.
Get to know the French filmmaker Emmanuel Gras, director of Bovines screening on Thursday, May 31 at the Old American Can Factory in Gowanus Brooklyn.
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