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Rooftop Films: Home Movies

By Mike Everleth ⋅ August 24, 2006

Here are the films playing at Rooftop Films, the NYC outdoor Summertime film festival, this weekend:

Friday, Aug. 25:
8:30 p.m.: “Home Movies.” A collection of short, personal films including Mario Makes a Movie, Dog Years, Garpenfargle and A Corner of Her Eye. Preceded by music by Mexican-born, Brooklyn-based producer ULI. Screening on the lawn of Automotive High School, 50 Beford Ave., b/w N. 12th and Lorimer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (In event of rain, screening will just move inside.)

Saturday, Aug. 26:
7:00 p.m.: “Best of New York Non-Fiction: Brooklyn”. Short documentaries/true stories about guess which part of New York. Films include Storyboard of My Life (which I’ve seen and it’s great), Bullets in the Hood, The Kings of Christmas, Under the Rollercoaster and Eggs and Hamburgers. (Screening is part of the Fort Greene Film Festival.) Preceded by an extra-long music performance featuring the gypsy sounds of the Stephane Wrembel Trio. Screening on the roof of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Attendees must board a bus at Flushing Ave. @ Clinton Ave., Brooklyn to be taken to the Navy Yard’s roof. Plus, no smoking or drinking at the screening. However, it’s FREE!

As always, for more info, please visit the official Rooftop Films website.