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Rooftop Films and IFP Present IFP Labs 'Sneak Preview' Showcase During Film Week

By James Hiler | Indiewire September 10, 2013 at 6:19PM

Rooftop Films for the seventh year in a row is collaborating with the Independent Filmmaker Project on screenings events during the 34th edition of the IFP's Independent Film Week.
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Rooftop Films for the seventh year in a row is collaborating with the Independent Filmmaker Project on screenings events during the 34th edition of the IFP's Independent Film Week. Rooftop Films will co-host the Independent Filmmaker Labs "Sneak Preview" Showcase, a free and open to the public party and screening. The Labs Showcase gives audiences a first-look at 20 new films, before their festival premieres.

This outdoor screening will take place on Monday, September 16th at 7pm on the Pier along the East River at Solar One 24-20 FDR Drive, Service Road East (At 23rd street and the East River New York, NY). The IFP Labs Screenings will be preceded by live music and followed by filmmaker Q&As.

"These screenings are a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers, industry insiders, and independent film fans to meet many of the most exciting emerging filmmakers before their films hit the festival circuit." said Dan Nuxoll, Program Director for Rooftop Films.

IFP Lab Showcase is as follows:

Documentary Labs

Approaching the Elephant
Directed by Amanda Wilder; produced by Jay Craven and Robert Greene

Bringing Tibet Home
Written and directed by Tenzin Tsetan Choklay; produced by Tenzin Tsetan Choklay and Tenzing Rigdol

Do I Sound Gay?
Written and directed by David Thorpe; produced by David Thorpe, Howard Gertler, and Jenny Raskin; executive produced by Dan Cogan

Evolution of a Criminal
Directed by Darius Clark Monroe; produced by Darius Clark Monroe and Jen Gatien; executive produced by Spike Lee

Farmer Veteran
Directed by Alix Blair and Jeremy Lange; produced by D.L. Anderson

In Country
Directed by Mike Attie and Meghan O'Hara; produced by Meghan O’Hara, Mike Attie, Daniel Chalfen, and Jim Butterworth

Kasamayaki (Made in Kasama)
Directed and produced by Yuki Kokubo; executive produced by Annelliesse Popescu

The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest
Written and directed by Gabriel London; produced by Gabriel London and Daniel Chalfen; executive produced by David Menschel, Peter Brusik, and Jim Butterworth

Mateo
Directed by Aaron Naar; produced by Aaron Naar and Benjamin Dohrmann

Roots and Webs
Directed by Sara Dosa; produced by Josh Penn; executive produced by Adam Spielberg and John Montague

Narrative Labs

AWOL
Directed by Dev Shoval; written by Dev Shoval and Karolina Waclawiak; produced by Jessica Caldwell

Below Dreams
Written, directed, and produced by Garrett Bradley

Beneath the Harvest Sky
Written, directed, and produced by Gita Pullapilly and Aron Gaudet; produced by Kavita Pullapilly; executive produced by Allison Jones

Dig Two Graves
Written and directed by Hunter Adams; produced by Hunter Adams, PJ Fishwick, and Claire Connelly

Dukhtar
Written and directed by Afia Nathaniel; produced by Afia Nathaniel and Khalid Ali; executive produced by Muhammad Nadeem Nawaz

Gabriel
Written and directed by Lou Howe; produced by Ben Howe and Luca Borghese

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