Upcoming Shows

FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015
Courtyard Tix
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

OPENING NIGHT! Rooftop launches our 19th year with spectacular short films about cinematic escapes.

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SATURDAY MAY 30, 2015
Courtyard Tix
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

Bob Byington’s latest hangdog comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman and his trusty sidekick, Arrow

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THURSDAY JUN 4, 2015
FREE
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Metrotech Commons
Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn

Highlights from Sundance 2015 include wild, weird and wonderful short films

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Shows and Schedules

  APRIL 2015   TOP
FRIDAY APR 17, 2015
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North American Premiere. Jabz and September are two twenty-something suburbanites drifting through a day of drugs, sex, and philosophizing in their privileged...

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  MAY 2015   TOP
FRIDAY MAY 29, 2015
Courtyard Tix
Play
Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

OPENING NIGHT! Rooftop launches our 19th year with spectacular short films about cinematic escapes.

Tickets
SATURDAY MAY 30, 2015
Courtyard Tix
Play
The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

Bob Byington’s latest hangdog comedy, starring Jason Schwartzman and his trusty sidekick, Arrow

Tickets

  JUNE 2015   TOP
THURSDAY JUN 4, 2015
FREE
Play
Metrotech Commons
Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn

Highlights from Sundance 2015 include wild, weird and wonderful short films

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FRIDAY JUN 5, 2015
Play
The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

An intimate cinematic portrait of two Roma children forced to become their parents’ parents

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SATURDAY JUN 6, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Brothers locked away from society find a window to the outside through their love of film

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WEDNESDAY JUN 10, 2015
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Solar One
Kips Bay, Manhattan

Uncanny short films about images that burn themselves into our minds.

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FRIDAY JUN 12, 2015
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

Aryan militants invade a small North Dakota town. The town fights back.

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SATURDAY JUN 13, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

These strangely funny, lovingly sexy, romantic short films are sure to turn you on (to something).

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WEDNESDAY JUN 17, 2015
FREE
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Elevated Acre
Financial District, Manhattan

Playful short films about games and pranks as part of the Water Street “Game On” program

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FRIDAY JUN 19, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

It's your city. Take a look.

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SATURDAY JUN 20, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Bizarre, poetic, animated shorts featuring surreal worlds and surprising twists and turns.

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FRIDAY JUN 26, 2015
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

A free-wheeling and non-fiction portrait of an extra-ordinary nobody, 35 years in the making. Courtesy of Visit Films

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  JULY 2015   TOP
THURSDAY JUL 2, 2015
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The Roof of Trilok Fusion Center for the Arts
Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

A program of dazzling documentaries that challenge our understanding of every observation

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FRIDAY JUL 3, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

A Civil War epic of intimate proportions, written & directed by Rooftop Filmmakers Fund Grantees Preceded by a Short Film

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TUESDAY JUL 7, 2015
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Sean Baker’s rowdy tale of a transgender prostitute searching for the pimp who broke her heart

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FRIDAY JUL 10, 2015
Play
The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

A charming drama about a housepainter in love from one of the midwest’s finest indie auteurs. Preceded by a Short Film

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SATURDAY JUL 11, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

In a downtrodden region of northern California, the youth of a city mount an urban adaptation of Romeo and Juliet.

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FRIDAY JUL 17, 2015
FREE
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Metrotech Commons
Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn

Join one of NYC’s preeminent urban photographers/filmmakers for a night of unforgettable imagery

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SATURDAY JUL 18, 2015
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

The fascinating life of a bureaucrat restoring ancient ruins at the expense of his own career

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FRIDAY JUL 24, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

THE SKIN DEEP presents an interactive social experiment that explores the labyrinths of human intimacy.

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SATURDAY JUL 25, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Romantic short films about heartbreak, foolish devotion, and the ephemeral flash of love

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WEDNESDAY JUL 29, 2015
FREE
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Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City, Queens

A compelling and hypnotic glimpse into one of India’s wildest carnivals. Courtesy of UniFrance Preceded by a Short Film

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  AUGUST 2015   TOP
SATURDAY AUG 8, 2015
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The Old American Can Factory
Gowanus, Brooklyn

A subtly delightful comic portrait of a small German town undergoing huge changes

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SATURDAY AUG 15, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

A man finds a dismembered foot in an auctioned meat smoker. Then things get strange. Courtesy of The Orchard.

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TUESDAY AUG 18, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Jake Johnson digs for answers in Joe Swanberg's latest indie-star-studded drama. Courtesy of The Orchard.

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SATURDAY AUG 22, 2015
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Industry City
Sunset Park, Brooklyn

CLOSING NIGHT! Rooftop concludes our 19th year with stunning short films about saying goodbye.

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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.

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