2019 Spring Gala Celebration

Honoring Amy Seimetz & Penny Lane! Join us in celebrating the intersection of art, film, and community with live performances, food, drink, special guests and more.

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Filmmakers Fund Grantees Announced

"In the Shadows of Love" and "Dandelion Seed" (pictured) among winners!

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We're Hiring

Rooftop's looking for a Technical Manager to play a key role in the operation of our Summer Series, rentals department, and other year-round programs!

Become a Member

Become a member today and get ready for the 2019 Summer Series! Join us as we explore the city with New York's largest outdoor film celebration. Your membership will provide you with free and discounted Summer Series tickets, priority entry at screenings, invitations to special events, and first-access to our events. All starting at just $40!


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As a nonprofit organization, your support is vital to our unique work. By bringing films directly to neighborhoods throughout the city, Rooftop Films creates inspiring environments that truly change the way people interact with and think of their community, their neighbors, the city, and the global issues that affect us all. Donate or become a member on our Kickstarter today!

Unique Venues

Rooftop Films travels around the city presenting events on rooftops, parks, and other scenic spots--celebrating and exploring film, music, art and the spectacular locales themselves, and giving you the chance to explore hidden corners of the city.

For Filmmakers

Rooftop Films is more than a film festival—we are a film community. When a filmmaker is selected to screen with us, they become part of that community forever. From then on, we'll support that film and filmmaker in every way we can.

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