See Lucy Walker‘s award winning documentary, Waste Land about a superstar artist (Vik Muniz) and an inspiring group of scavengers in the world’s largest landfill. Opens THIS FRIDAY at the Angelika in NYC.
Rooftop Alum Lixin Fan’s beautiful and haunting film Last Train Home, opened September 3rd at the IFC Center. If you’re in New York, do yourself a favor and go see it.
Bradley Beesley’s rousing, hardscrabble doc Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo is embarking on a Western Swing Tour. Similar to Rooftop’s Gasland tour, is this maneuver a fun but necessary requirement for an independent film to thrive?
45365, one of the most beautiful, fascinating, unique feature films of Rooftop’s 2009 season, is playing at the Anthology Film Archives from June 17-24. The glowing review in The Times called it “a beguiling slice of Midwestern impressionism.”