September 18, 2014
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Expect the Unexpected

This is a post by JBFC Membership and Website Assistant Nicole Testa Life can be full of surprises sometimes. The other morning when I was getting ready, for example, I opened my shower...

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September 17, 2014
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Laughter is the Best Medicine

As you stare at the poster for The Skeleton Twins, the film’s stars, Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, stare skeptically back at you and you can’t help but assume that this film is a comedy. How could it...

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September 17, 2014
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A Message from Lina Matta

“Contemporary Arab Cinema” opens tonight and runs through September 24! To kick off the series, here is a letter from series curator Lina Matta: The Middle East has been going through a particularly...

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September 16, 2014
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Handpicked by Martin Scorsese!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Martin Scorsese and his nonprofit The Film Foundation handpicked and digitally restored films by some of Poland’s most accomplished and lauded filmmakers. The result?...

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September 10, 2014
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Patema Inverted

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Samantha Caridi Anime fan or not, this film is a must see! Director Yashiro Yoshiura introduces Patema Inverted, a family-friendly animated fable from Japan, brought to...

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September 10, 2014
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8 days, 12 amazing films!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Back by popular demand! “Contemporary Arab Cinema” returns September 17-24. Dubai-based filmmaker Lina Matta is making her third visit to the Burns to share with us...

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September 2, 2014
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WEDNESDAY WISDOM

This is a post by Susan Barocas, JBFC Power of Story Student Following a decades-long career in marketing communication and public relations, Susan Barocas joined the Power of Story workshop to explore her...

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August 27, 2014
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Emerging Artist Fellow Spotlight: Jon Appel

This is a post by JBFC Emerging Artist Fellow Jon Appel Melmilap is a Nepali word that translates to something like “community closeness and reconciliation;” it’s also the title of the non-fiction film...

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August 19, 2014
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“Reel Change” for Real People

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Are you part of a nonprofit organization that does wonderful work in your community? Would you like to learn how to script, shoot,...

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August 18, 2014
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Is College Worth the Cost?

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Samantha Caridi As student loan debt in the United States passes the $1 trillion mark, Ivory Tower asks, “Is college still worth the cost?” Writer, director,...

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August 15, 2014
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Week Six: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post written by JBFC Faculty Member and Camp Director Aaron Mace That’s all folk’s! This was the last week of Summer @ the Lab 2014! This last week was a...

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August 12, 2014
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Priestly Problems

This is a post by JBFC Membership and Website Assistant Nicole Testa Calvary’s Father James is having one hell of a week. We meet him at the very beginnings of a murder mystery...

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August 11, 2014
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Week Five: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Assistant Camp Director Brandon Shenkman Time-Lapse video of 3 & 4 Graders Chalk-Drawing:   Grade 3-4 Instructor: Darrel Swann This week, the 3rd and 4th...

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August 1, 2014
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Week Four: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Camp Director Aaron Mace Grade 3-4 Instructor: Darrel Swann We started off this week with 38 new day campers and 20 Summer Co-op students! It...

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