Thursday, November 9, 7pm Apparition of the Eternal Church Check out the trailer here. Let me tell you why I’m so excited for this event: I am a devout atheist anticipating a pseudo-religious experience on Thursday. We’re presenting an austere film in a majestic setting, an astonishing piece of music and complex ideas about it, […]
Adam Philips is an extremely talented, imaginative and prolific animator from down under whose animation has won awards at major festivals all over the world…
Ian Stewart made this film after spending a summer working as a camp counselor for a bunk full of boys who would regularly collaboratively improvise short stories. He recorded a bunch of their tales with his DAT, picked the best one and then animated their madness in his final year at RISD. You can […]
ROCK N ROLL Red Leader Records showcase at CMJ Friday, November 3, 8pm NorthSix (66 North 6th St., Williamsburg This blog will mostly be film events, but we wanted to give a shout out to our good friends at Red Leader Records, who have provided great musical acts for our shows. Pop-punk, political hardcore, great […]
Directed by Richard Hearn and Sam Penfold, this beautiful short about the internal life of a lonely domestic dog was made on a budget of £4.90 (for ham and sausages), edited in-camera under the Joy of 8mm initiative, and makes most dog lovers cry every time they see it. Watch it here.
That big bad authoritative logo which appears before so many classic films sounds off about mortality and religion in this hilarious, chilling and insightful film from Dennis Palazzolo, with text by philosopher-artist Vito Acconci. A Rooftop classic now available on YouTube. Read about other films and check out our funky old website from when we […]
Check out this short about students at (Rooftop partner) Automotive High School in Brooklyn who have converted a diesel car into one that runs on grease from their cafeteria.
One of the main reasons we set up this blog is to link to all of our favorite shorts. We’ll keep linking to them one at a time, so check back in regularly and if you are a filmmaker whose work has shown with Rooftop in the past you should let us know if any […]
One of the main reasons we set up this blog is to link to all of our favorite shorts. I’ll keep linking to them one at a time, so check back in regularly and if you are a filmmaker whose work has shown with Rooftop in the past you should let me know if any […]