July 25, 2012
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Fall 2012 Course Catalog Available!

Storytelling. Filmmaking. Music composition. Experiment with technology and adventure with media in all of the classes we’re offering this semester! Related posts: Blue Skies Ahead! Education for All Experimenting at the Lab Blue...

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July 20, 2012
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A Twisted Trailer from Texas

Want to see the controversial film Killer Joe? We’re playing it on the 25th. It’s really not for children. But that’s not all. Related posts: Gimme the Scoop Rated G – For Ghosts!...

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July 19, 2012
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The greatest rock star you’ve never heard of

Searching for Sugar Man tells the story of a failed, forgotten ’70s rocker who became a huge success halfway around the world during Apartheid-era South Africa. The film follows two of Rodriguez’s biggest...

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July 18, 2012
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Rocking in the free world one more time

Filmmaker Jonathan Demme and musician Neil Young have teamed up again for their third live performance feature in Neil Young Journeys and we will be running the documentary at the JBFC Theater beginning July...

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July 17, 2012
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Local Talent

Last night we kicked off a new, ongoing series, “Local Element: Works from a Westchester Perspective,” which provides a public place to showcase new work, foster emerging talent and help build a stronger sense...

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July 17, 2012
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Where to Look When You Don’t Know What to Watch

If you’re searching for a great film to watch with friends or family, look no further than the JBFC Curated Collection at the Mount Pleasant Public Library. Named “Coolest Library Collection” by Westchester...

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July 12, 2012
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Who is Quvenzhané Wallis?

Variety calls her “a dandelion-haired heroine fighting rising tides and fantastic creatures.” Quvenzhané Wallis is the star of the Beasts of the Southern Wild, a film that tells the story of an extraordinarily...

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July 11, 2012
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Get to Know the Man in Black

Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music captures the Man in Black fresh on the heels of his Folsom Prison album. He’s performing with his new bride June Carter Cash, singing a...

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July 11, 2012
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JBFC Goes Unscripted!

If you thought Jacob Burns Film Center’s unique and exciting education classes ended with the school year, think again! Unscripted, one of JBFC’s Summer @ the Lab programs, allows students to spend their...

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July 9, 2012
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Studio Ghibli’s Phantasmagoric Films!

We are proud to be showing a collection of films from the world renowned Studio Ghibli. This series features films from Hayao Miyazaki including “Howl’s Moving Castle” and “Spirited Away“. The selection ranges...

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