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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March 4, 2015

In Case of No Emergency

This is a post by film critic and former JBFC International Fellow Mihai Chirilov There is nothing more pleasing for a film programmer to be right there when a talent is born. I...

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February 27, 2015

Welles and the Magician

This is a post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin The further we get from a director’s final film, the easier it is to take that artist for granted. It’s easy to lose sight...

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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 15, 2015

A Boyhood Obsession

This is a post by JBFC Theater Staff Member Jeffrey Crowley Celebrating the film’s recent awards success, The Jacob Burns Film Center brought Richard Linklater‘s masterpiece Boyhood back to Pleasantville for daily screenings...

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February 12, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critics} Favorite Snow Day Movie

We asked Cinemania Student Critic Andrew Torpie to share with us his favorite movie to watch on a snow day and tell us why he loves it so much. The film he chose...

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February 11, 2015

Is it Possible to Pick a Winner?

This is a post by Abby Popper, JBFC Public Relations I don’t know how they do it – the Oscar judges that is! Watching the Live Action Shorts that the Burns is showing over...

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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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February 8, 2015

Campy, Cheezy….and Highly Entertaining!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel As TimeOut put it, The Oscar is a “tacky Tinseltown soaper…featuring numerous stellar walk-ons and dreadful dialogue,” and that about sums up Jonathan Demme’s latest...

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February 6, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critics} Maidentrip

This is a post by JBFC Cinemania Student Critic Caleb Feinstein Imagine leaving home to make a 27,000-mile, two year long journey around the world on a small boat by yourself. I know...

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February 4, 2015
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On the Short List

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Are you tired of always having to listen to the Best Picture talk? Usually, when I watch the Academy Awards ceremony, Best Picture...

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February 3, 2015

World Stage on Screen – February 2015

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Whisking you across the pond for a cultural immersion: 2 delightful ballets, a thrilling opera, and a brilliant play emanating from two iconic venues...

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January 26, 2015

Art Houses at a High Altitude

This is a post by JBFC Education Director Emily Keating Every year, a growing network of cinemas gathers in Midway, UT before the Sundance Film Festival for the Art House Convergence to talk...

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January 14, 2015

A Most Violent Year

This is a guest post by JBFC Member and Film Blogger Albert Vieira Director: J.C. Chandor/Starring: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyeloyo, Albert Brooks and Alessandro Nivola Director J.C. Chandor, who helmed Margin Call...

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