March 4, 2013
Gimme The Loot

Gimme the Loot!

Writer-director Adam Leon will be here this week (Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 pm) for a preview screening of his award-winning film Gimme The Loot. The film has won the 2013 Film Independent Spirit...

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March 2, 2013

Lucio Gregoretti

Music is one of the most important elements of any film. The right music communicates mood, builds suspense, and releases tension.  It accents and enhances the visuals, the story, and the characters.  Aaron...

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February 16, 2013

Nothing But A Great Film!

Jonathan Demme is back at the Burns with more Rarely Seen Cinema!  This time it’s Nothing But A Man, the award-winning 1964 film that has been called one of the most sensitive films about...

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February 11, 2013

{Programming Pipeline} Valentine’s Day

Looking for a great

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February 8, 2013

Short and Sweet

If you’re like me, every year you watch the Oscars excited to see if your favorite film wins Best Picture or your favorite actor or actress takes home a golden statue, but when...

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January 30, 2013
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{Programming Pipeline} Pulp Fictions

Our latest series “Pulp Fictions: Crime Novels on the Big Screen” opens next Thursday, Febrauary 7, with all the grit and guts you’d expect from films based on pulp novels. Opening night gives...

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January 7, 2013
The Magistrate at the Olivier

The Magistrate

Don’t have time to fly all the way to England just to catch some live theater? Good thing you don’t have to – we’re streaming a live broadcast of The Magistrate, straight from...

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January 3, 2013
Dear Governor Cuomo

No Fracking Way

Hydraulic-fracturing, or fracking as it’s more commonly known, has become a topic of hot debate in the United States and around the world. As the method of extracting unconventional oil and gas resources becomes...

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December 24, 2012

Questions for Kushner

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 we were lucky enough to have screenwriter Tony Kushner at our theater to kick off a two week engagement of his latest film Lincoln. After screening the film, Tony...

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November 9, 2012

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE WOMEN – PART 1 (Exploited Women)

From the brothel to the runway….our Global Watch series has it all. Here are 2 unforgettable films you won’t want to miss. Let’s start with the world’s oldest profession. Ever wonder what the...

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November 2, 2012
Zerointhe System

Drama in the Hood

What do Tim McCann, the cast and the film location of Zero in the System have in common? The Village of Spring Valley. McCann hales from there, filmed the movie there, and the...

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November 1, 2012

This is What Climate Change Looks Like: From melting glaciers to sinking Islands

During the first week of November, we will be screening two extraordinary films showcasing compelling and far-reaching climate change issues as part of our Global Watch documentary series. You won’t want to miss...

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October 31, 2012

Shakespeare’s tale about money and power (or, some things never change)

London’s National Theatre Live continues at the JBFC with this HD simulcast of Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens, a fellow we all will recognize. A friend to the rich, patron of the arts and...

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October 13, 2012
Jacob Burns Film Center 2012 Annual Gala

The Gala Gallery

On September 29th we held our 11th Anniversary Celebration and honored three important members of our community; the founding President of our Board of Directors Paul Frankel, filmmaker Benh Zeitlin, and JBFC leader...

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