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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year! If you’re a lover of Film Festivals that is.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year! If you’re a lover of Film Festivals that is.

Upcoming 2013 Film Festivals

Meet the Filmmaker: Amy Seimetz (“Sun Don’t Shine”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Amy Seimetz (“Sun Don’t Shine”)

Amy Seimetz chats with Rooftop Films to discuss her debut feature Sun Don’t Shine, screening Saturday, June 9 at Open Road Rooftop in the Lower East Side.

Meet the Filmmaker: Caveh Zahedi (“The Sheik and I”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Caveh Zahedi (“The Sheik and I”)

Caveh Zahedi sits down with Rooftop Films to discuss his latest controversial film The Sheik and I, screening Thursday, June 7 at Automotive High School in Williamsburg.

Meet the Filmmaker: Vikram Gandhi (“Kumaré”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Vikram Gandhi (“Kumaré”)

Director Vikram Gandhi talks with Rooftop Films about his documentary Kumaré, screening Saturday, May 26 at Open Road Rooftop in the Lower East Side.

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.

Sundance Selects Presents a Special Screening “The Myth of the American Sleepover”

Sundance Selects Presents a Special Screening “The Myth of the American Sleepover”

Rooftop is thrilled to announce that a special screening of The Myth of the American Sleepover will take place on July 17th, at the Ace Hotel. This incredibly beautiful and intimate film about being a teen, seeking adventure, forming bonds, falling in love, and growing up will be followed by a Q&A with the director, David Robert Mitchell himself, as well as some fun sleepover games!

Kickstart the Awesome Fest

Kickstart the Awesome Fest

Rooftop has partnered up with The Awesome Fest to bring Philadelphia an entire summer of completely FREE independent cinema. At Piazza at Schmidt’s, filmmakers, talent, and enthusiasts will come together for outdoor screenings of films direct from SXSW, Tribeca, and Sundance. To inspire the growth of Philly’s independent film community, the Awesome Fest now needs your support.

Meet the Filmmaker: Sophia Takal (“Green”)

Meet the Filmmaker: Sophia Takal (“Green”)

We spoke to Sophia Takal about what it was like to play the other woman in a love triangle with her real life boyfriend and roommate. A sneak preview of Sophia’s film Green plays tonight at Rooftop Films.

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW: CHERIE SAULTER (“NO MATTER WHAT”)

FILMMAKER INTERVIEW: CHERIE SAULTER (“NO MATTER WHAT”)

NO MATTER WHAT is a gripping story about two best friends on an epic journey. Their relationship has a searing authenticity uncommon in today’ buddy comedies. We sat down with Cherie Saulter to ask her how she did it.

Filmmaker Interview: Alison Bagnall (“The Dish and the Spoon”)

Filmmaker Interview: Alison Bagnall (“The Dish and the Spoon”)

We speak to director Alison Bagnall about the extraordinary performances she got from indie starlet Greta Gerwig and newcomer Olly Alexander in her new film The Dish and the Spoon.

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