September 22, 2015
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Home Movie Celebration

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik On Saturday, October 17, from noon to 4:00 pm, we are celebrating Westchester’s second annual Home Movie Day at the Theater’s Jane Peck Gallery....

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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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April 17, 2015

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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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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November 21, 2014
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Mike Nichols (1931-2014)

We were saddened to learn that legendary filmmaker Mike Nichols passed away earlier this week. His work spanned decades and provided us with some of the greatest films of the 20th century. We...

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October 7, 2014
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Geoffrey Holder

We were saddened to learn of the passing of famed actor Geoffrey Holder, who died Sunday, October 5 at age 84. Holder was at the Jacob Burns Film Center back in 2005 with...

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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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June 25, 2014
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The Stars Align for a Good Cause

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko What do Meryl Streep, Jodi Foster, and Jonathan Demme have in common (besides incredible talent)? A table at this year’s JBFC Anniversary Celebration!...

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June 23, 2014
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Anatomy of a Gala

On Saturday, June 14, we had our annual gala – our biggest fundraiser of the year and a celebration of the JBFC community. Those who attend the gala enjoy the festivities and comment on...

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June 12, 2014
JBFC Chair of the Board Hugh Price and actress Ruby Dee. Photo: Lynda Shenkman Curtis.

Remembering Ruby Dee

We were sad to learn today of the passing of Oscar-nominated actress Ruby Dee. Dee was at the Burns in January, 2010 with A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School, a documentary for...

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May 28, 2014
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From Co-op, to College

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko It’s that time of the year: the trees are finally green, the flowers are in full bloom, and college acceptance letters have gone...

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April 30, 2014

{Staff Spotlight} Sean Gallagher’s Brothers of the Black List

Sean Gallagher has worn many hats in his three and a half years at the Jacob Burns Film Center, from teaching assistant to equipment staff to projectionist to editor, and on June 3...

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September 20, 2013

Renovation Round-Up

If you stopped by our theater this summer, you probably noticed a lot of scaffolding and construction workers. That’s because we were renovating our theater’s 88 year old façade back to its original 1925...

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September 11, 2013
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Riding the Horses of God to the Oscars

It was announced last night that Morocco has chosen the film Horses of God as its official submission for the 2014 Academy Awards and we cannot be more exited! Not only did we screen Horses of...

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