Rooftop Shots: Closing Night 2022

Rooftop Shots: Closing Night 2022

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Green-Wood Cemetery

500 25th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11232

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Everything dies, baby, that’s a fact. But maybe everything that dies someday will come back. Short films and a party to end the season.

About this event

Date: Thursday, August 25th

Venue: Green-Wood Cemetery

Address: 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232

7:45 PM: Doors Open

8:15 PM: Live Music

9:00 PM: Films Begin

10:30 PM: Q&A with Filmmakers

10:45 PM: After-Party

THE FILMS

Bye Little Block! (Pá, kis panelom!)

Éva Darabos | 2020 | Hungary | 9 mins

A young woman learns that she will soon have to move out of the flat she lives in. After receiving the upsetting news from the owner she is overwhelmed with emotions. Her teardrop of farewell grows into a concrete monolith. When the drop hits the ground a surreal panorama of the neighborhood unfolds.

Executrix

Kati Skelton | 2021 | US | 13 mins

A young woman named Dana navigates the logistical absurdities of executing her mother's estate after her death, and in doing so, faces the strange ways that our culture treats the bereaved.

Love, Dad

Diana Cam Van Nguyen | 2021 | Czechia, Slovakia | 12 mins

A young woman rediscovers letters full of love her dad used to write her from prison. That love seems to be gone now. She decides to put into writing what could not be said in hopes of finding the connection again.

Love Stories on the Move

Carina Gabriela Dașoveanu | 2021 | Romania | 21 mins

Lili, a 36 years old female taxi driver, is trying to save her marriage with Dani, an amateur fisherman.

Our Ark

Deniz Tortum & Kathryn Hamilton | 2021 | Netherlands, US, Turkey | 12 mins

Our Ark is an essay film on our efforts to create a virtual replica of the real world. We are backing up the planet, creating 3D models of animals, rainforests, cities and people. We are archiving as if ecological collapse could be staved off through some digital Noah’s Ark of beasts and objects.

Prosopagnosia

Steven Fraser | 2021 | Scotland, UK | 10 mins

Prosopagnosia is a story of identity, communication and memory that uses expressive animation to investigate a personal memory box in intimate and experimental ways.

Seahorse

Nele Dehnenkamp | 2020 | Germany | 17 mins

Against the prosaic background of a swimming course, a young Yezidi wrestles quietly with her fearsome memories of the Mediterranean Sea.

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NO REFUNDS. IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, SHOW WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT THE SAME LOCATION. NO ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED.

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FAQs

Can I bring food and drinks?

No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed. Feel free to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages!

Do I need to wear a mask?

Masks are encouraged while interacting with staff outdoors.

Where will the screening take place within Green-Wood Cemetery?

Check in will be at the main entrance on 25th Street and 5th Avenue, but the screening location will be about 5-6 minute walk up a relatively steep, paved hill from there. Please contact us if someone in your party will need assistance getting to the location.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Rooftop Films are open to all ages. Identification is required when presenting proof of vaccination, and at events where alcohol will be served.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

For a full list of Rooftop Films venues and directions visit www.rooftopfilms.com/venues

I am a Rooftop Films member. How do I use my member benefits?

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Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No need to bring your ticket! Just give your name / name of the ticket holder at the door for entry.

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