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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May 27, 2015

Something to Think About…

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Relax and breathe deeply, “The Meditative Life,” a program of inspiring films, is being shown at 7:30 for six consecutive evenings, June 3-8.  The series...

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May 20, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critics} Antarctica in 3D!

Last week, our Cinemania Student Critics, Andrew and Caleb, went to a screening of Jon Bowermaster’s Antarctica 3D. Read what they had to say about the film and check out a photo from the event, below!...

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May 19, 2015

The Future of Books

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik On Tuesday, May 26, the Jacob Burns Film Center examines the future of books in the 21st century with a screening of Fahrenheit...

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May 7, 2015

Señor Cebolla

This is a post by JBFC Director of Education, Emily Keating The power of story is a theme running through every JBFC education program, and its potency was on display on Friday, May...

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May 1, 2015
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Get Jazzed!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel “Ol Blue Eyes” beckons…..and we have answered the call!  Our sold out May 6 at 7:15 event Swinging with Sinatra, is fun-filled evening of storytelling, old clips, live music,...

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April 8, 2015

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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March 6, 2015

{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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February 26, 2015

{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 9, 2015

No Need to Fly “Across the Pond” to See London’s National Gallery

This is a post by Abby Popper, JBFC Public Relations You can sit, not stand in line, avoid crowds, AND have the best tour ever both in front of and behind the scenes...

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January 12, 2015

Special Guests at the JBFC in 2014

We welcomed over 200 guests to the JBFC Theater in 2014. From Jon Stewart to David Byrne to Anjelica Huston to Neil deGrasse Tyson, we hosted filmmaker, musicians, actors, authors, scientists, and more! Check out the...

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January 5, 2015

Fuel Your Imagination

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Ask yourself why you lack the freedom of choice when it comes to what you put in your car when we know that oil...

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November 24, 2014
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{Cinemania Student Critics} Charlie Chaplin Shorts

On Saturday, November 15, three of our 7-8 grade Cinemania students joined over 200 other film-lovers of all ages for a screening of Charlie Chaplin shorts with live music accompaniment by Not So Silent...

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October 15, 2014
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Dance Flicks…Here we go again!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel “Dance on Film,” our annual series celebrating (what else?) dance, kicks off with a bang on October 24 at 7:15….an eye-popping new 4K DCP restoration...

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