April 22, 2014
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Growing Up On the Silver Screen

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko It’s no secret: growing up isn’t simple. Luckily, navigating the waters of adolescence is a universal struggle that seems to span both physical...

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April 14, 2014
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We’re Teaching Teachers: Professional Development at the JBFC

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko It’s hard to be certain but spring truly is on the way, and we’re gearing up for all the events and goings-on that...

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April 7, 2014
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Jewish Films for Students & Teachers

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko For the past two weeks, the JBFC Theater has been buzzing with the 2014 “Westchester Jewish Film Festival,” a cinematic celebration and exploration...

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March 31, 2014
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The Wild Side of Filmmaking!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko The JBFC’s Focus on Nature* initiative is breaking ground in helping students and educators integrate science, media, and storytelling. Last week, to celebrate...

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March 18, 2014
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Calling All Emerging Filmmakers!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Are you an emerging filmmaker looking for a support system to help you further your creative goals? Great news! The JBFC is now...

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March 13, 2014
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Fridays Just Got a Whole Lot Cooler

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Half-work/school-day and half-weekend, Friday is an unsurprisingly perfect time for movie-going. So, in keeping with tradition, once a month our Media Arts Lab...

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March 5, 2014
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Redefining Literacy for a Visual Culture

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko You may already be familiar with the JBFC’s dedication to media education and to preparing students to succeed in a world increasingly dominated...

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February 27, 2014
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Need a Vacation?

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Between the sub-zero temperatures, the string of snow storms, and the general endlessness of winter, it’s safe to say that “vacation” is beginning...

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February 19, 2014
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Premiering For the First Time Ever On Planet Earth!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko With the forecast predicting more snow on the way, it’s undoubtable that everyone’s itching for a change of pace. But the layers of...

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February 10, 2014
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Reel Change on the Silver Screen

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko As part of our commitment to advocating for visual literacy, the JBFC’s Media Arts Lab offers courses in a variety of subjects to...

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January 27, 2014
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Sold on Sayles: Bridging Cultural Gaps Through Storytelling

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Two years ago the JBFC partnered with Neighbors Link, a Mt. Kisco based community organization, to initiate a collective storytelling project. A group...

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January 17, 2014
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A Staff of Students: JBFC’s Professional Development Adventures

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Last week the JBFC staff experienced a professional development seminar unlike any other. Staying true to our new-media values, we shook things up...

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January 10, 2014
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Get Animated! Get Involved!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Did you know that the JBFC offers students all over Westchester the opportunity to learn about filmmaking right from the comforts of their...

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January 2, 2014
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Summer Labbing (Happened So Fast!)

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Summer @ the Lab 2014 Though the weather lately hasn’t hinted at it, summer 2014 is on its way and that means registration...

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