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Rooftop Films, Time Out New York, and Gravitas Ventures Present the New York Premiere of Michael Tully’s PING PONG SUMMER

Rooftop Films, Time Out New York, and Gravitas Ventures Present the New York Premiere of Michael Tully’s PING PONG SUMMER

It is the summer of 1985. Teens all over the country think Run DMC is totally bitchin’. On the soft drink line, a “Suicide” (a dash of every soda) is the most popular carbonated beverage. Cliques are very real and ping pong is the most fly thing ever. Rad Miracle (Marcello Conte), a dweeby 13-year-old

Rooftop Films Announces 18th Annual Summer Series Lineup

Rooftop Films is proud to announce the feature film lineup for the 18th Annual Rooftop Films Summer Series presented by Industry City. This year’s series will feature more than 45 outdoor screenings of the best in new, independent, and foreign films, each screened against the backdrop of New York’s stunning skyline. This year’s series kicks

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Keith Miller (Writer/Director – ‘Five Star’)

In a blend of fiction and reality, ‘Five Star‘ explores the relationship between two men– Primo (James “Primo” Grant), a general in the East New York Bloods, and John (John Diaz), a young man trying to decide whether gang life is the path for him. As Primo mentors John in the workings of his crew, a

Raise the Rooftop – Support Rooftop Films’ 18th Year

It is Rooftop Films mission to create the most unique film viewing experiences in NYC and beyond — we don’t screen in theaters, we screen in communities. We showcase groundbreaking independent films — not in cold, isolating, movie theaters but in the open air — and we make each screening a participatory community experience that

Sundance Favorite ‘Newlyweeds’ to Open @ Film Forum – September 18, 2013

Shaka King’s feature film debut, ‘NEWLYWEEDS‘ is an insightful dark comedy about love and marijuana. Lyle works as a repo man, delivering some of the funniest and most serious scenes in the film. Nina is a free spirit and an occasional baker who decides to work at a children’s museum in order to save money

Interview: Zachary Heinzerling (Director – ‘Cutie and the Boxer’)

‘Cutie and the Boxer‘ is Zachary Heinzerling’s marvelous directorial debut and a rare dual portrait of artistic souls, Ushio and Noriko Shinohara. The title refers to Noriko’s illustrated journal of her life with her husband, dating back to their separate migration to Japan, chance meeting, and marriage of nearly forty years. Ushio, a famous artist in

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