Rooftop Films Presents: Rooftop Shots — Closing Night 2024

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Gather around, one more time, as Rooftop Films celebrates the innovative work of some of their favorite short filmmakers. As always, their Closing Night is full of wistful memories, longing moments, and devastating realizations. Reflect on launching rockets, sad love songs, existential travel, and bingo halls. Come to cry, stay to experience something profound, and … Read more

Rooftop Films Presents: Look Into My Eyes

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A group of New York City psychics conduct deeply intimate readings for their clients, revealing a kaleidoscope of loneliness, connection, and healing. Join Rooftop Films at Green-Wood Cemetery for a special screening of A24’s Look Into My Eyes, the new film from acclaimed documentarian Lana Wilson (Miss Americana, Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields, After Tiller). For more information and … Read more

Rooftop Films Presents: New York Non-Fiction

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Get a closer look at the people and places that make New York the place we call home, through thick and thin, with Rooftop Films’ New York Non-Fiction short film program. Escape the man-made horrors of Penn Station, explore one family’s history through the lens of baking, and clock in with an MTA worker—without having to deal … Read more

Rooftop Films Presents: Orphan Black: Echoes

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Special NY Premiere Screening Set in the near future, Orphan Black: Echoes takes a deep dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence. It follows a group of women as they weave their way into each other’s lives and embark on a thrilling journey, unraveling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a wrenching … Read more

Rooftop Films Presents: Cemetery Shorts

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When confronted with death, it’s difficult to know whether to look forward or think back. Here, you can do both! Come for Rooftop Films’ Cemetery Shorts, an annual presentation of short films in The Green-Wood Cemetery, where together we’ll dive into family drama at a funeral, carve into the meaning of life with a headstone sculptor, … Read more

Battle of Brooklyn Trolley Tour

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Among Green-Wood’s 580,000 permanent residents are some of the most celebrated personalities of the American stage and silver screen. On this trolley tour we’ll step back in time and encounter the actors, producers, composers, and directors that left their mark on entertainment history.

(SOLD OUT) Gay Gothic: Love, Loss, and the Hereafter

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In celebration of Pride Month, explore what death and memorialization have looked like for queer people throughout Green-Wood’s 186-year history on this special trolley tour led by Close Friends Collective. From individuals who died and were laid to rest while still in the closet to couples whose love is declared proudly on their shared monuments, … Read more

Stars of the Stage and Screen Trolley Tour

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Among Green-Wood’s 580,000 permanent residents are some of the most celebrated personalities of the American stage and silver screen. On this trolley tour we’ll step back in time and encounter the actors, producers, composers, and directors that left their mark on entertainment history.

The Battle of Brooklyn Commemoration and Family Day

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The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in August 1776, was the first battle of the American Revolution to occur after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Also the largest battle of the Revolutionary War, it included a significant engagement on land that is now part of The Green-Wood Cemetery. What did this battle mean to … Read more

Juneteenth Family Day

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Celebrate this important holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States by delving deep into Black history at Green-Wood! Participate in free kids’ art activities in our Historic Chapel with our partner ASNEAA and take a self-guided tour of the gravesites of fascinating Black historical figures. Maps and biographies of featured burial sites … Read more