Rooftop Films, the Fledgling Fund, DreamYard Project, and Shine Global partner-up to bring free arts workshops and screenings on July 31, August 3, and August 7.
It’s been an exciting few months for our Filmmakers’ Fund Grantees. Join us in doing a little dance for them.
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.
The 2011 Sundance line-up features 25 Rooftop Alums, more than ever before. Meet the Sundance stars of tomorrow: Buy a Rooftop Films Membership today.
The New York Times writes about the First Annual Kickstarter Festival, presented by Rooftop Films, and how Kickstarter.com is changing the world of independent film.
On May 5-8, Rooftop Films hosted screenings on a roof in Toronto, in conjunction with Hot Docs. The nights were chilly, but the movies and views were spectacular. Check out the pics!
As an outdoor film festival, Rooftop is particularly attuned to the weather. As a self-trained weather expert, we’ve realized mainstream weather coverage is a conspiracy! Come to Rooftop Films even when the weather forecast has a chance of rain!
Over 1,700 of you came out for Rooftop Films Opening Weekend, which sold out and got lots of attention from the press. (Photo by Chris La Putt of Brooklyn Vegan.)
The New Yorker ran an adorable illustration of Rooftop Films’ opening weekend screening of Holy Rollers, Saturday, May 15 at Open Road Rooftop above New Design High School.
Millions of New Yorkers tune into NY1 every day, so we’re thrilled to be listed. The piece about Rooftop is about one minute in, just after the sword-swallowers and fire-breathers. (I’m going to check that out, too!)