The 2010 Summer Series of Rooftop Films has begun, and to promote this exciting run, Program Director Dan Nuxoll has generously offered ASIFA members a discount on tickets for the following shows. Look for this code in our next email newsletter blast!
Next Friday, May 28, we have a show called Dark Toons with some really great animation from the dark side: http://rooftopfilms.com/2010/schedule/7-dark-toons
Then on June 26 we have a screening of Brent Green’s Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then, with a live score performed by musicians, including members of Fugazi: http://rooftopfilms.com/2010/schedule/20-gravity-was-everywhere-back-then
Then on Thursday, July 29, we have a program called Capucine and Other Filmmaking Renegades which includes a film by animation renegade Nieto: http://rooftopfilms.com/2010/schedule/31-capucine-filmmaking-monkeys-and-other-renegades
These are not the only shows featuring animation so I suggest you check out the site to see the entire festival schedule!
Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.
The Rooftop Films 2010 Summer Series, our 14th year of “Underground Movies Outdoors,” will run every weekend from May 14-August 15.
Programming for the 2010 Summer Series includes feature-length films and programs of shorts, all new, all independent. Most of the feature films are either New York, US or World Premieres. Most screenings will include a filmmaker Q & A. Films represent a diverse range of documentaries, fiction, drama, comedy animation and more.