Warm weather has finally come to New York City and that means the Rooftop Film Festival is in full swing! This wonderful festival shows outdoor films all summer long throughout New York City. Many of these include animated shorts and amazing independent productions, both short form and feature length. ASIFA-East members qualify for a special discount of $3 off each ticket. This code will be sent out to all members via email newsletter, or you can contact us. To view all upcoming schedules and to purchase tickets, please visit http://rooftopfilms.com/2015/schedule.
On Saturday, June 20th Rooftop Films will present Dark Toons, a series short, surreal, animated films at Industry City in Sunset Park. The event will include live music and an after-party sponsored by New Amsterdam Vodka and Ommegang Brewery.
Saturday, June 20
DARK TOONS (SHORT FILMS)
8:00pm Doors Open
8:30pm Live Music
9:00pm Films Begin
11:00pm After-party Sponsored by New Amsterdam Vodka and Ommegang Brewery
Venue: Industry City. 220 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Bizarre, poetic, animated shorts featuring surreal worlds and surprising twists and turns.
THE FILMS: Cruising (Zachary Zezima); Démontable (Douwe Dijkstra); Color Neutral (Jennifer Reeves); Jiro Visits the Dentist (Gina Kamentsky); Toro (Lynn Kim); Day 40 (Sol Friedman); Upon the Rock (James Bascara); Sun Elephant (Peter Millard); A Horse Throat (David Barlow-Krelina & Jenna Marks); Sports (Brian Smee)
Founded in 1997, Rooftop Films has grown to become known internationally as one of the most dynamic film festivals in the world. In 2014, we will screen more than 30 feature films, almost all of which are New York, U.S. or World Premieres, as well as more than 125 short films in themed programs. This combination of brilliant, original programming and stunning outdoor venues makes Rooftop Films one of the best-attended film festivals in New York. At Rooftop Films, we bring the underground outdoors.
The Lawn of Automotive High School, Photo by Sarah Palmer