November 11, 2012
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Close your Eyes and Imagine….

Put yourself in their place….aware of the corruption and violence that has gripped Mexico in recent years, where dozens of people have been brutally murdered or have just vanished, including 2 of your...

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November 10, 2012
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{Programming Pipeline} You’ve Been Trumped

Donald Trump has been in the news quite a bit over the past few months, and now he is going to be on screen at our theater. On Sunday, November 11 and Wednesday,...

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November 9, 2012
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{Programming Pipeline} The Revisionaries and Brothers on the Line

Our “Global Watch” series is in full swing and we’ve got two great films coming up. First is The Revisionaries, playing today, Friday, November 9 at 7:20 pm and Thursday, November 15 at 2:45 pm....

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November 9, 2012
whoresglory

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 8, 2012
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Riding the Wave of Education

At the Burns we pride ourselves in being both an independent theater and an arts education center. One of the cornerstones of our education programming is See Hear Feel Film (SHFF), which teaches third grade students...

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November 7, 2012
A Late Quartet

Strings Fall Apart

Making beautiful music can be a very ugly and complicated process. Nowhere is that more evident than in Yaron Zilberman‘s most recent film A Late Quartet, which opens at our theater this Friday, November 9th....

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November 2, 2012
The Flat

A Family’s Secret Exposed

After the passing of his grandmother, filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger is charged with the task of cleaning out his grandparents’ Tel Aviv flat. As any good filmmaker would do, Goldfinger documented his time sifting through all...

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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
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Stranger Than Fiction

When someone is trying to lose his virginity, the last person you’d expect him to see is a priest, right? Well, that’s exactly what poet Mark O’Brien does in The Sessions, a new film opening...

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November 1, 2012
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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
Pumpkin Carving

Happy Halloween!

Here at the Burns we celebrated Halloween early with a pumpkin carving celebration last Friday, October 26 in our Media Arts Lab workshop. Check out this awesome timelapse video shot by JBFC staff member...

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October 31, 2012
TimonsofAthens

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 25, 2012
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Rook-ies of the Year

Think back to your middle school and high school years. Who were the “popular” kids in your class? Were they on the football team? The baseball team? Were they cheerleaders? Whoever they were,...

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October 24, 2012
Global Watch

America’s Longest War

You won’t want to miss opening night of “Global Watch,” our signature documentary series, on Nov. 1 at 7:00 pm with veteran filmmaker Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight, The Trials of Henry Kissinger) and...

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