January 23, 2013
'Beyond the Hills' Directed by Cristian Mungiu

Why you should see the new films from Romania

The Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF), one of the most incredible film festivals in Eastern Europe, is coming to the JBFC on Mon. Jan. 28! New Romanian cinema is known the world over for its innovation...

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January 23, 2013
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The Booth

This is a special guest post from JBFC Managing Director Dominick Balletta. In recent years, you may have read numerous news stories centering on the demise of film and the rise of something...

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January 18, 2013
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Seeing Red

Most films about East Berlin and communist Germany that make their way to American screens are from a westerner’s point of view. In the new film Barbara, the latest from German director Christian Petzold, we,...

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January 17, 2013

{Programming Pipeline} Fridays After Dark

“Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?” One of the most famous film quotes of all time is coming to our theater this Friday, January 18, when we screen a brand new 35...

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January 15, 2013

{Programming Pipeline} The Meditative Life

Tomorrow, January 16, is the opening night of our latest series “The Meditative Life.” Perhaps you saw our post last week, which went into detail about each film in the series. Now take...

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January 11, 2013
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Our Friend Oscar

Oscar nominations were awarded to the various films we’ve shown throughout the year. Along with nominated narratives such as Zero Dark Thirty, Lincoln, and Beasts of the Southern Wild, just to name a few, are the nominated documentaries, How...

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January 11, 2013
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{Programming Pipeline} The Best of the 2012 Transylvania Film Festival

On January 28 we are opening “The Best of the 2012 Transylvania Film Festival” which celebrates the best in Romanian cinema by highlighting films from the Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF). Our programming director,...

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January 9, 2013
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{Programming Pipeline} Movies for Kids

Think the JBFC is just for adults? Think again. We have great films for kids at noon on saturdays, sundays, and holidays. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon with the family,...

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January 8, 2013
The Sky Turns

Living a Meditative Life

Have you ever tried meditation? There are many methods and all are valid forms of practice. Explore the personal and global affect of meditation with “The Meditative Life” film series opening January 16! The...

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January 7, 2013
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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 26, 2012

Almost Famous

Who doesn’t grow up listening to his favorite rock band without dreaming of being a rock ‘n’ roll superstar himself? In David Chase‘s (The Sopranos) feature directorial debut, Not Fade Away, the bands are...

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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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December 21, 2012
Hyde Park on the Hudson

{Programming Pipeline} Hyde Park on Hudson

In times of economic turmoil, FDR‘s name gets brought up a lot. So it is safe to say that these days no one is unfamiliar with our 32nd president. That fact may make...

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