Rooftop Films Announces 2018 Shorts Program

We have even more festival lineup info for you today with Rooftop Films announcing their shorts programs lineup for their 2018 series. The 2018 Summer Series kicks off May 19th and will run throughout the Summer at various venues across New York City. Click here to view the previously announced feature films.

Take a look below for all the shorts programs announced today and visit rooftopfilms.com for more info.

SHORT FILM PROGRAMS – TICKETS ON SALE

THIS IS WHAT WE MEAN BY SHORT FILMS: OPENING NIGHT
Saturday, May 19, 2018
In Green-Wood Cemetery. 500 25th Street. Brooklyn
Opening Night 2018! It’s a graveyard smash!

The Burden (Min börda) (Niki Lindroth von Bahr) – The Cutest Dog in the World (Julian Glander) – Irony (Amy Nicholson) – Julius Caesar Was Buried in a Pet Cemetery (Sam Green) – Milk and Cookies (Patrick Mulvey, Andrew Scott Ramsay) – Rebirth is Necessary (Jenn Nkiru) – So You Like the Neighborhood (Jean Pesce) – The Town I Live In (Matt Wolf, Guadalupe Rosales) – To the Dead (Mauricio Arango) – Ultraviolet (Marc Johnson)
*Featuring live music from L’Rain

More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/opening-night-2018/   


NO ESCAPE: UNCANNY MINDBENDERS
Friday, May 25, 2018
On the roof of the Old American Can Factory. 232 3rd Street. Gowanus, Brooklyn
The eternal return of our short film collection of eerie existential thrillers.

Allen Anders – Live at the Comedy Castle (circa 1987) (Laura Moss, Tony Grayson) – Awasarn Sound Man (Death of the Soundman) (Sorayos Prapapan) – Find Fix Finish (Sylvain Cruiziat, Mila Zhluktenko) – Lance Lizardi(Xander Robin) – LaZercism (Shaka King) – Mwah (Nina Buxton) – Paco (Catalina Jordan Alvarez) – Rabbit’s Blood (Sarina Nihei)  – The Tesla World Light (Tesla: lumière mondiale) (Matthew Rankin)
More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/no-escape/


DARK TOONS
Saturday, May 26, 2018
In the courtyards of Industry City. 274 36 Street. Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Twisted animated short films that walk you to the brink of the abyss… then push you over the edge.

A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness (Brent Green) – Born in a Void (Alex Grigg) – Call of Cuteness (Brenda Lien) – Glucose (Jeron Braxton) – JEOM (Kangmin Kim) – Negative Space (Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter) –Nachtstück (Nocturne)  (Anne Breymann) – Paradise (Ton Meijdam, Thom Snels, Béla Zsigmond)- SOG (Jonathan Schwenk) – Solar Walk (Réka Bucsi) – Wednesday with Goddard (Nicolas Ménard, Manshen Lo)
More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/dark-toons-2018/ 


LOVE IS WEIRD: ROMANTIC SHORT FILMS
Saturday, June 9, 2018
On the roof of New Design High School. 350 Grand Street. Lower East Side, Manhattan
A sweaty night of sweet loving in short film form.

Dressed for Pleasure (Je fais où tu me dis) (Marie de Maricourt) – Ghosting the Party (Carlos Alberto Fernandez Lopez) – Gros Chagrin (Céline Devaux) – High Summer (Plein Été) (Josselin Facon) – Knockstrike (Rigol Genis, Anglada Pau, Torices Marc) – The Mangina Exit (Byron Brown) – My Cucumber Inside the Fridge (Austin Hamilton) – Oh Hey (Sean Pecknold) – Welcome to Bushwick (Henry Jinings) – Whos the Daddy 你要熱烈地親親爹哋 (Wong Ping)
More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/love-is-weird/


LOVE IS SHORT (FILMS)
Friday, June 15, 2018
Venue TBA
Short films about hasty, lusty, slightly awkward encounters.

The Climb (Michael Covino) – Dolls Don’t Cry (Toutes les poupées ne pleurent pas) (Frédérick Tremblay)- Garfield (Georgi Banks-Davies) – Ocean Swells (Sverre Matias Glenne) – Onion (Kandis Fay) – Perfectly Normal (Joris Debeij) – Wyrm (Christopher Winterbauer)
More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/love-is-short-2018/


DANGEROUS DOCUMENTARIES
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
At MetroTech Commons. 5 MetroTech Center. Downtown Brooklyn
Short documentaries about people doing some crazy-ass shit.

Graven Image (Sierra Pettengill) – Hypnodrom (Richard Wilhelmer) – The Last Honey Hunter (Ben Knight) – LOVE GOES THROUGH THE STOMACH (Neozoon) – Marfa (Greg McLeod, Myles McLeod) – My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes (Charlie Tyrell) – The Water Slide (Nathan Truesdell)
*Free Event
More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/dangerous-documentaries/   


NEW YORK NONFICTION
Saturday, June 30, 2018
In Green-Wood Cemetery. 500 25th Street. Brooklyn
It’s your city. Take a look.

3,000 Miles (三千哩(Sean Wang, Breton Vivian) – A Garbage Story (Olivier Bernier) – Brother K & The Uncut Truth (Billy Linker, Ben Carey)- Crosswalker (Paul Gale, Dustin Molina) Flatbush Misdemeanors (Kevin Iso, Dan Perlman) – I LIVED: Brooklyn – Deborah (Jonathan Nelson, Danielle Andersen) – Jonas Mekas: Always Beginning (Michael Sugarman) – Kayla in 1A (Travis Wood) – Libre (Anna Barsan, Iva Radivojevic) – Oh, What A Beautiful City (A City Symphony) (Lucy Walker) – The Road to Magnasanti (John Wilson) – Slice Thing (David Wanger)
More Info: https://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/new-york-non-fiction/   


ADDITIONAL SHORT FILM PROGRAMS – DATES, VENUES, TICKETS TBA

SUNDANCE SHORTS
Highlights from Sundance 2018 include these wild, weird and wonderful short films.

[O] (Mario Radev, Chiara Sgatti) – Emergency (Carey Williams) – The Fisherman (El pescador) (Ana A. Alpizar) Great Choice (Robin Comisar) – Volte (Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzal) – War Paint (Katrelle N. Kindred) –– More titles to be announced soon!
More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/sundance-shorts-2/ 


COME AND TAKE IT
Unbecoming short films by and about bold women.

Call of the Wild (Neozoon) – Le Clitoris (Lori Malépart-Traversy) – Come & Take It (Ellen Spiro, PJ Raval)  – Hair Wolf (Mariama Diallo) – Hercules (Lisa Duva) – Into My Life (Ivana Hucíková, Sarah Keeling, Grace Remington) –Normal Appearances (Penny Lane) – Slap Happy (Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Dusty Mancinelli) –
More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/come-and-take-it/ 


ROOFTOP SHOTS: CLOSING NIGHT
All good things must end before they begin again. Closing Night!

A Night At The Garden (Marshall Curry) – The Fall of Lenin (Svitlana Shymko) – Fauve (Jérémy Comte) – How to Live with Regret (John Wilson)  – I Was In Your Blood (Joseph Sackett) – Managed Retreat (Nathan Kensinger) – Mother’s Day (Elizabeth Lo, R.J. Lozada) – Ugly (Nikita Diakur)
More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/closing-night-2018/   

 

ADDITIONAL SHORT FILMS AND SHORT FILMS BEFORE FEATURES:

160 Characters (Victoria Mapplebeck) – Centauro (Nicolás Suárez) – Fire Mouth (Boca de Fogo) (LucianoPérez Fernández) – Gokurōsama (ご苦労様) (Aurore Gal, Clémentine Frère, Yukiko Meignien, Anna Mertz, Robin Migliorelli, Romain Salvini) – Maude (Anna Margaret Hollyman) – Polonaise (Polonez) (Agnieszka Elbanowska) – Skybaby (Julian Glander) – Weekends (Trevor Jimenez) – Symphony of a Sad Sea (Carlos Morales Mancilla) –Wave (TJ O’Grady Peyton, Benjamin Clear)