July 30, 2015

A New Kind of Thriller

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Phoenix, directed by Christian Petzold (Barbara), opens at the Burns July 31 as a Westchester Exclusive. A noir thriller rich with ties to...

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July 23, 2015

What’s It Like on Your Path?

This is a post by JBFC Communications Manager Karolina Manko Day three of the Summer Teachers Institute was a whirlwind of innovative approaches to storytelling. The morning began with Keynote Speaker, Lance Weiler who...

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July 22, 2015

A Philosophy Lesson From Woody Allen

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Woody Allen’s newest film, Irrational Man, opens at the Burns on July 24. Starring Joaquin Phoenix as an existentially morose college philosophy professor...

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July 15, 2015

Hello, I Must Be Going

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik On July 18 and 19, The Burns will be showing the Marx Brothers’ Animal Crackers, a fun film for the whole family to...

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July 14, 2015

Solving One Last Mystery

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Mr. Holmes, opening at the Burns on July 17, is a mystery film directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Kinsey) about Sherlock Holmes during...

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July 13, 2015


This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel What should everyman, and woman, not miss? Our two “World Stage on Screen” summer programs, that’s what! NT Live’s Everyman will be shown in an HD simulcast Thursday,...

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July 10, 2015

A Thank You to Our Patrons!

Thank you so much to everyone who voted us “Best Movie House” in Westchester Magazine‘s “Best of Westchester” readers’ ballot! Congratulations to all our neighbors who were also recognized! After-School Program Academy of...

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July 9, 2015
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Music to My Ears

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern, Stacy Zakalik The 2015 “Sounds of Summer: New Music Documentaries” series is at the Burns from July 16 through August 27, 2015. Exploring many different...

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July 8, 2015


This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Allen Kessman The new, critically acclaimed, documentary of singer Amy Winehouse, Amy, opens at the Burns July 10. Directed by Asif Kapadia and distributed by...

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July 7, 2015

Turnaround: Arts

This is a post by JBFC Education Director Emily Keating If we were to poll public perception on the phrase “school reform,” it’s likely to elicit pessimistic, cynical responses. High stakes testing, teacher...

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July 2, 2015
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Summer @ the Lab: Week One!

This is a post by Aaron Mace, JBFC Camp Director / Program and Curriculum Developer We got off to a great start on Monday! 40 kids walked through our doors to meet their groups...

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July 1, 2015

A Friendly Adult Sleepover

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik The Overnight, written and directed by Patrick Brice, is the fun story of an adult sleepover for an adult audience. The film opens...

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June 30, 2015

Introducing Champ Ensminger: Summer 2015 Emerging Artist Fellow

This is a post by Champ Ensminger, Summer 2015 JBFC Emerging Artist Fellow When I left New York last year for my birthplace of Chiang Mai, Thailand, I thought I had stepped away from...

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June 19, 2015

Deadly SINema

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik The Burns is proud to present “Deadly SINema,” a film series running from June 23 through June 29. The series explores the Seven...

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