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Slamdance Review – LEE KAZIMIR’S “MORE SHOES”

Slamdance Review – LEE KAZIMIR’S “MORE SHOES”

This is a blog so I can be personal, right? Ok. When I was 17 years old, I bicycled across America. From Sandy Hook, NJ to Florence, OR. I carried all my own gear–clothes, tent, food. Camped out wherever. I had a lot of minor adventures–fell asleep under a bridge on train tracks in Missouri […]

Slamdance Review – BEIJING EXPATS & LONDON CRANE OPERATORS

Slamdance Review – BEIJING EXPATS & LONDON CRANE OPERATORS

Saw a great program at Slamdance today. “City of Cranes,” directed by Eva Weber, is exactly the type of film I would hope for in a documentary about construction crane operators: the images are dazzling without being showy, the interviews are lovely without being precious. It tells you things you never thought about cranes, and […]

AIRPORT COFFEE

AIRPORT COFFEE

The film world migration to Utah is underway, but my journey is hung-up. On my trip out here, I’ve run into director Gabe Rhodes (August in the Empire State, co-directed by long-time Rooftop collaborator Michael Galinsky) and video artist / Rooftop Alum Seth Price, but neither were going to Sundance. Good for them. Because meanwhile, […]

ROOFTOP COVERAGE OF SUNDANCE & SLAMDANCE

ROOFTOP COVERAGE OF SUNDANCE & SLAMDANCE

Rooftop’s core artistic staff (Mark Elijah Rosenberg, Dan Nuxoll and Genevieve DeLaurier) will be out in Park City this week, supporting our alumnae filmmakers (see below), scouting for new work, hanging out with filmmakers, festival programmers, funders and friends, and doing what we love best–watching great films. If you’re going to be out there, drop […]

ROOFTOP ALUMS IN PARK CITY

ROOFTOP ALUMS IN PARK CITY

Do you ever look at the people around you and think, “My friends are doing pretty amazing stuff”? That’s the way I think we all feel at Rooftop Films right now. Entering our 12th year, the community of filmmakers who have shown work at Rooftop now numbers over 1,400, and the films they are making […]

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