April 23, 2015
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Former JBFC Student nominated for Emmy Award!

This is a post by  Aaron Mace, JBFC Senior Faculty / Program and Curriculum Developer Tonight one of our most exceptional former students is being honored by the Television Academy for the 36th College...

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April 17, 2015
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Game of Tweets

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern, Stacy Zakalik The three part web series, called Supreme Tweeter, directed by former Jacob Burn Film Center staff member Todd Sandler, is a joy to...

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April 13, 2015
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(Adult) Lab Makers Showcase!

This is a post by Yolanda Pividal, Adjunct Faculty They are designers, teachers, painters, and sales agents from every corner of Westchester county. What do they have in common? The JBFC! Our adult...

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April 8, 2015
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She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

This is a post by Nancy Rubini, Manager, Institutional Giving Mumbling, laughing, gasps of surprise, cheering, and whispers among strangers – that’s what was happening during a Sunday afternoon screening of She’s Beautiful When...

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April 1, 2015
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{Featured Features} While We’re Young

While We’re Young, starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried, opens at the JBFC this Friday! Check out the video below to hear from JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin about why While We’re...

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March 17, 2015
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{JBFC International Fellow} Guy Reid and PLANETARY

Today, former JBFC International Fellow, filmmaker Guy Reid, will debut his feature length documentary film Planetary at SXSW. Planetary is a call to action, asking us to change our perspective and reconsider our relationship to each...

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March 10, 2015
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Live from SXSWedu in Austin, TX

This is a post by JBFC Senior Faculty / Program and Curriculum Developer Aaron Mace Here I am in Austin, Texas at the SXSWedu Conference! First of all, I have to admit that it...

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March 6, 2015
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Announcing Our Two New Theaters

We are so excited to share the news that today we opened our two new theaters at the Jacob Burns Film Center. We now have 5 screens, which means more opportunity for programming...

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March 6, 2015
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{Cinemania Student Critics} Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea, an Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature, is screening at the Burns for two days only, at 3:00 pm on both Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15. Our...

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March 4, 2015
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In Case of No Emergency

This is a post by film critic and former JBFC International Fellow Mihai Chirilov There is nothing more pleasing for a film programmer to be right there when a talent is born. I...

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March 2, 2015
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Introducing Tara Clune

This is a post by JBFC Spring 2015 Emerging Artist Fellow Tara Clune While studying abroad in New Zealand, I simultaneously had the complete misfortune and good luck of registering for a Computer Graphics...

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February 27, 2015
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Welles and the Magician

This is a post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin The further we get from a director’s final film, the easier it is to take that artist for granted. It’s easy to lose sight...

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February 26, 2015
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{Cinemania Student Critic}The Best of Looney Tunes

This is a post by JBFC Cinemania Student Critic Caleb Feinstein This collection of classic cartoons is definitely fun for any age despite coming from a kids show. The Best of Looney Toons...

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February 15, 2015
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A Boyhood Obsession

This is a post by JBFC Theater Staff Member Jeffrey Crowley Celebrating the film’s recent awards success, The Jacob Burns Film Center brought Richard Linklater‘s masterpiece Boyhood back to Pleasantville for daily screenings...

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