October 7, 2014
Twelfth Night

Ready to Travel Through Time?

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Come and be transported back to the year 1601 in the Globe Theatre’s sublime production of Twelfth Night, one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies. With...

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October 6, 2014
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Halloween Movie Marathon

This is a post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin Late October is my favorite time of year – changing leaves, hoodies, playoff baseball, and, of course, Halloween! Yes, Halloween, the holiday where even...

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September 24, 2014
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WAKE UP…IT’S A MUSICAL CALL TO ACTION!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Come and enjoy A Broadway Lullaby, an evening event featuring a film, a Q&A with Tony Award-winning composer Rupert Holmes and a live music performances by Kate...

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September 10, 2014
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Patema Inverted

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Samantha Caridi Anime fan or not, this film is a must see! Director Yashiro Yoshiura introduces Patema Inverted, a family-friendly animated fable from Japan, brought to...

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August 18, 2014
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Is College Worth the Cost?

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Samantha Caridi As student loan debt in the United States passes the $1 trillion mark, Ivory Tower asks, “Is college still worth the cost?” Writer, director,...

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July 30, 2014
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If there had only been Youtube!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Then the music of Reverend Gary Davis, the great blues, ragtime, and gospel guitarist, would have surely gone viral! Born blind and poor in...

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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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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 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 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 14, 2014
Boyhood

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. Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, it follows Mason (Ellar Coltrane)...

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June 25, 2014
See Hear Feel Film Teachers: (L to R) Ann Marie Santoro, Linda Cimillo and husband Tom, Barbara De George, and Nancy Woolf. Photo: Lynda Shenkman Curtis

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 25, 2014
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Finding Vivian Maier

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Samantha Caridi Finding Vivian Maier, part of “FrameWorks: Art on Film,” showing one night only on Wednesday, July 9 at 7:30 pm Photography, mid twentieth century, art,...

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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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