October 6, 2015
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What Malala Can Teach Us All About Education

This is a post by JBFC Student Critic Caleb Feinstein Most teens today don’t imagine themselves risking their lives to stand up for thousands of people they don’t even know, but that’s exactly...

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September 1, 2015
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Not Your Typical Grandmother

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik  Lily Tomlin stars in Grandma, directed by Paul Weitz (American Pie, Admission), which arrives at the Burns September 4. Lily Tomlin is Elle...

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August 13, 2015
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Infinite Quest (For Answers)

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik The End of the Tour, opening August 14 at the Burns, is about the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and...

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July 30, 2015
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A New Kind of Thriller

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Phoenix, directed by Christian Petzold (Barbara), opens at the Burns July 31 as a Westchester Exclusive. A noir thriller rich with ties to...

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July 22, 2015
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A Philosophy Lesson From Woody Allen

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Woody Allen’s newest film, Irrational Man, opens at the Burns on July 24. Starring Joaquin Phoenix as an existentially morose college philosophy professor...

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July 14, 2015
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Solving One Last Mystery

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Mr. Holmes, opening at the Burns on July 17, is a mystery film directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Kinsey) about Sherlock Holmes during...

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July 8, 2015
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Amy

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Allen Kessman The new, critically acclaimed, documentary of singer Amy Winehouse, Amy, opens at the Burns July 10. Directed by Asif Kapadia and distributed by...

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July 1, 2015
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A Friendly Adult Sleepover

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik The Overnight, written and directed by Patrick Brice, is the fun story of an adult sleepover for an adult audience. The film opens...

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June 17, 2015
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

This is a post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin In a post-Hunger Games film world, it seems like studios are churning out movies based on Young Adult novels left and right. To give...

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June 3, 2015
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God Only Knows

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Love & Mercy, the Beach Boys biopic, directed by Bill Pohlad, opens at the Burns on June 5. About The Beach Boys’ Brian...

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May 21, 2015
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A Mother’s Love

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik In the Name of My Daughter, a French thriller directed by André Téchiné, arrives at the Burns May 22. Based on a true...

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May 6, 2015
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Far from the Madding Crowd

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern, Stacy Zakalik Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, arrives at the Burns on May 8. Following the 1967 classic film,...

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April 1, 2015
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{Featured Features} While We’re Young

While We’re Young, starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried, opens at the JBFC this Friday! Check out the video below to hear from JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin about why While We’re...

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March 17, 2015
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{JBFC International Fellow} Guy Reid and PLANETARY

Today, former JBFC International Fellow, filmmaker Guy Reid, will debut his feature length documentary film Planetary at SXSW. Planetary is a call to action, asking us to change our perspective and reconsider our relationship to each...

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