December 19, 2012

Abe, Honestly.

Abraham Lincoln has become somewhat of a celebrity recently. Not that he hasn’t always been a celebrity, but in the past few years, he’s been appearing in pop culture more and more. As...

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December 15, 2012

Animation Celebration

On December 1 we partnered with The Family Literacy Center in Sleepy Hollow to include four families in our day-long A Taste of Animation class at the Media Arts Lab. The class was another example...

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December 14, 2012

Holidays Treats: movies we missed – Part 2

You know how it is – the year is almost over and you start looking back at all the things you wished you had done. Well, in our case, it’s about deserving films,...

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December 12, 2012
Untitled Snow White Project

Who’s the Fairest of Them All?

The answer? Anyone wearing a costume by the internationally-acclaimed and Academy Award-winning costume designer Eiko Ishioka, who passed away in January of 2012. We are lucky enough to be getting several of Ishioka’s costumes...

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December 9, 2012

Register Now for Spring Courses @ the Lab

New media, documentary and fiction film production, screenwriting, and animation are just a few of the many course subjects available at our Media Arts Lab this spring for students from pre-K through adulthood.The semester...

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December 7, 2012

Christmas Classics

We’ve got something special for your holiday this year. Three of the most iconic and loved holiday films of all time are playing at the Burns. We’re proud to present to opportunity to...

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December 6, 2012

Totally Swamped

Not everyone can say they have watched and discussed cinema with an Academy Award-winning director, but at the JBFC we give you that opportunity monthly with Jonathan Demme’s “Rarely Seen Cinema.” This series...

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November 30, 2012

Psycho about Trivia

Alfred Hitchcock Did Not Make Cameos In All Of His Films Besides being known as the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock is also known for making cameo appearances in his films. Lots of...

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November 29, 2012

All About Al

One of the most renowned horror directors of the 20th century, Alfred Hitchcock is a man as mysterious and entertaining as the films he directed. Now, with the new film Hitchcock, which opens at our theater...

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November 28, 2012

The Best Things in Life are Free

One of the great things about living in Westchester is the county’s rich arts culture, and there is no time where that is more evident than on Free Arts Day. Free Arts Day,...

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November 27, 2012

Holidays Treats: movies we missed – Part 1 Domestic Films

You know how it is – the year is almost over and you start looking back at all the things you didn’t get around to doing. Well, in our case, it’s about deserving...

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November 21, 2012
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Small Business Saturday

From everyone here at JBFC, we hope you have a happy Thanksgiving! After the chaos of Turkey Day and Black Friday dies down, come to Pleasantville for Small Business Saturday and help support...

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November 16, 2012

From Russia with Love

Romance. Scandal. Elaborate costumes. One of the biggest films of the holiday season is sure to be the latest adaptation of Leo Tolstoy‘s classic novel Anna Karenina, and we are screening it here at...

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November 14, 2012

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE WOMEN – Part 2 (Brave Women)

Brave women, women filmmakers…our Global Watch series has it all! Here are 2 more unforgettable films that you won’t want to miss. Let’s start in Southern India, where domestic disputes have historically been...

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