On Tuesday, July 17, Rooftop Films will return to the roof of The William Vale to present a special screening of Carlos López Estrada’s 2018 Sundance Film Festival hit Blindspotting. Stars and co-writers Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) and Rafael Casal will be in attendance to participate in a post-screening Q&A. The screening, which is free and exclusive to Rooftop Films members, in addition to subscribers to The Economist, will include a live DJ set from Lay’s Poppables, as well as an after-party sponsored by Corona Extra, Freixenet, Ketel One Family Made Vodka, and Fever-Tree.
The 2018 Rooftop Films Summer Series takes place from May 19 to August 25 and is presented by Sundance TV.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
7:00 PM: Doors Open
7:15 PM: Photos (Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal)
7:45 PM: Live Set by DJ Tara
8:30 PM: Film Begins
10:00 PM: Q&A with Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal
10:30 PM: After-Party
ABOUT THE FILM: Blindspotting (Carlos López Estrada | USA | 95) Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles (Rafael Casal), work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in. A Summit Entertainment presentation, in association with Codeblack Films and Snoot Entertainment.