July 25, 2014
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Remembering Charlie Haden

We were saddened to learn of the passing of the great Jazz bassist Charlie Haden on July 11. Only a month earlier, here at the Burns, we held a special “Tribute to Charlie...

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July 24, 2014
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Do You Feel Like A Living Art Project?

Do you feel like a living art project? That was one of the many questions our audience asked Ellar Coltrane at the sold out screening of Boyhood on Tuesday, July 22, and one of the...

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July 24, 2014
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{Throwback Thursday} Woody Allen at the Burns

Here’s a throwback to June, 2006, when Woody Allen visited the Burns with his film Scoop. Since then, we’ve shown many more Woody Allen films, including Midnight in Paris, To Rome with Love, and Blue Jasmine. On Friday, August...

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July 23, 2014
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The Burns Experiences Boyhood

Yesterday we held a sold out screening of Boyhood followed by a Q&A with the film’s star, 19 year-old actor Ellar Coltrane. It was fascinating to hear him speak about the process of filming a...

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July 22, 2014
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Have the Greatest Ambition Possible!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Eighty-five Pre-K – 12 educators gathered today for the start of 2014 Summer Teachers Institute, a week-long experience across the JBFC campus. Daniel...

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July 18, 2014
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Week Three: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Camp Director Aaron Mace We started off the week with a full camp film challenge! We mixed up kids from all the groups and...

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July 17, 2014
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Boyhood Blog Giveaway!

On Tuesday, July 22 at 2:30 pm we’re screening Richard Linklater’s new film Boyhood followed by a Q&A with its leading actor, Ellar Coltrane. The screening is sold out, but we’re giving you a chance...

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July 17, 2014
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Fall 2014 Registration is now OPEN!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Great news, everyone: registration for our Fall 2014 semester is now open! Our course catalog (currently available online) is brimming with fun and...

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July 14, 2014
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From Child to Adult in 163 Minutes

One of the most talked about films of the summer, Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood is a cinematic experience unlike anything that has come before it. Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, it follows Mason (Ellar...

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July 11, 2014
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Week Two: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Assistant Camp Director Brandon Shenkman A time-lapse video of Summer @ the Lab students working on projects in the animation studio: Grades 3-4 Instructor:...

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July 9, 2014
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Week One: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Assistant Camp Director Brandon Shenkman Our Summer @ the Lab camp-program for grades 3-10 is officially underway! Brandon Shenkman, full-time JBFC faculty member, will be giving...

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July 9, 2014
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TWO THUMBS UP…. bring tissues!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Be prepared….Life Itself, the new documentary by acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) about the late, great Roger Ebert, is an emotional roller coaster...

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July 8, 2014
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(Rock ‘n) Roll the film!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Get ready, our “Sounds of Summer” film series launches this week on Thursday, July 10! That’s right, all summer long our theater will...

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July 2, 2014
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Cool Docs for Hot Days

Comment on this post with the first concert you ever saw. We will pick one winner at random for two tickets to our  “Sounds of Summer” opening night event Celebrating Pete Seeger on...

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