Archive for: The City Dark

Rooftop Alums on the Small Screen

Rooftop Alums on the Small Screen

As if you needed another reason to get excited about summer, POV has announced the documentary lineup for their 25th anniversary season on PBS. This year they’ll be showing another excellent selection of films, including a number of Rooftop Alums.

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.

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.

Rooftop teams up with the Awesome Fest

Rooftop teams up with the Awesome Fest

Rooftop is excited to announce that a series of our films will be screened in Philadelphia in partnership with The Awesome Fest, the only place in Philly to get your fill of all the most awesome movie events.

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

Announcing Our South by Southwest Weekend

Announcing Our South by Southwest Weekend

We could not be more excited to announce our special weekend of select films from the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival, making their New York Premieres June 3-5 2011, as part of Rooftop Films 15th Annual Summer Series.

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