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Rooftop Films Returns to Lower East Side June 9

Rooftop Films returns to the Lower East Side in a couple of weeks with the first of several screenings on the rooftop at New Design High School.

Rooftop Films Returns to Lower East Side May 27

Here's something to cheer about as the summer approaches. After an absence of several years, Rooftop Films is returning to the Lower East Side this season.

Michael Cera on the LES Friday For “Crystal Fairy” Screening

If you are having withdrawal after blazing through season four of Arrested Development on Netflix, you're in luck. Michael Cera will be on the Lower East Side Friday night for a "sneak peek" of his new film. "Crystal Fairy." The...

“Frances Ha” Greeted With Cynical Debate From Crowd

Rooftop Films opened this weekend with an advance screening of Noah Baumbach’s “Frances Ha” to a controversial reception. Almost drowned out by a spectacular spring thunderstorm, the evening started in the elaborately painted auditorium of Open Road High School...

Arts Watch: Rooftop Films Kicks Off Summer Season This Weekend

Our favorite outdoor movies series, Rooftop Films, kicks off its 17th summer season this weekend right here on the LES with two signature programs: This is What We Mean by Short Films, and a sneak peek at writer and...

Rooftop Films Announces Opening Weekend of 2013 Summer Series

Our friends at Rooftop Films have announced the lineup for the opening weekend of their 17th Annual Summer Series.  They’ll be kicking off the summer season down here at the Open Road Rooftop at New Design High School (350...

Rooftop Films Raising Money to Return to the LES

Our friends at Rooftop Films are doing a Kickstarter Campaign to keep their summer series going.  They put on fun events at different rooftop venues throughout the city, but the films they screen on the L.E.S. at Open Road...

Rooftop Films Takes On Modern Love This Weekend

This weekend, Rooftop Films’ Summer Series takes a turn for the romantic, offering movies both comic and touching about the sultriest of topics: modern love. On Friday, “Is It Love?”—a series of short films from several directors about contemporary...

Rooftop Films Returns to Open Road Rooftop With Dark Toons and Kumaré

Rooftop Films has been showing films outdoors in some of the most stunning outdoor rooftop venues around NYC for the past 16 years. One of those rooftops is right here on Grand Street at Open Road Rooftop at New Design High School. If...

Review: Bryan Wizemann’s ‘Think of Me’

Sultry sadness is a single mom living off the Vegas strip, struggling to raise her young daughter in Bryan Wizemann’s Think of Me. The film helped kick off Rooftop Films' opening weekend on the sprawling roof of New Design...
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Lower East Side Arts and Events

A few upcoming events that caught our eye this week: "The Village! A Disco Daydream" returns to Dixon Place for...
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