June 25, 2014
See Hear Feel Film Teachers: (L to R) Ann Marie Santoro, Linda Cimillo and husband Tom, Barbara De George, and Nancy Woolf. Photo: Lynda Shenkman Curtis

The Stars Align for a Good Cause

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko What do Meryl Streep, Jodi Foster, and Jonathan Demme have in common (besides incredible talent)? A table at this year’s JBFC Anniversary Celebration!...

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June 25, 2014

Finding Vivian Maier

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Samantha Caridi Finding Vivian Maier, part of “FrameWorks: Art on Film,” showing one night only on Wednesday, July 9 at 7:30 pm Photography, mid twentieth century, art,...

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June 23, 2014
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Anatomy of a Gala

On Saturday, June 14, we had our annual gala – our biggest fundraiser of the year and a celebration of the JBFC community. Those who attend the gala enjoy the festivities and comment on...

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June 18, 2014
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Movie titles tell us something, obviously!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel And, in the case of Obvious Child, besides being a lovely Paul Simon song, it’s also a reveal. You’ll know what we mean after...

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June 16, 2014

Hot Vintage Jazz with a Cool Man

This is a post by Abby Popper, JBFC Public Relations It promises to be a hot night on June 25, not only because summer has arrived, but there will be hot, foot-stomping music at...

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June 13, 2014
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27 students. 24 hours. 3 rules. O N E W I N N E R !

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Our annual Burns Film Challenge was last weekend and our Media Arts Lab flooded with teams of high school students eager to try...

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June 12, 2014
JBFC Chair of the Board Hugh Price and actress Ruby Dee. Photo: Lynda Shenkman Curtis.

Remembering Ruby Dee

We were sad to learn today of the passing of Oscar-nominated actress Ruby Dee. Dee was at the Burns in January, 2010 with A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School, a documentary for...

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June 11, 2014

Say (Grilled) Cheese!

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Director Denise Treco Even if you are not a “foodie” you will walk out of Chef with an appreciation for food and the people who work...

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June 11, 2014
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Love in the Afternoon

This is a post by Estelle Rosen-Kersh , JBFC Volunteer/Student   “As a volunteer at the Burns I have been fortunate to have developed many friendships with staff members and fellow volunteers.  I appreciate...

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June 6, 2014

Poster Child for Independent Cinema

Over the past year at the Burns, we’ve shown 377 films from 41 countries around the world, and many of them appeared in our curated annual and ongoing series. For each series we program,...

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June 5, 2014

The Misfits Form a Band

Who hasn’t dreamed of being in a punk rock band as a child? I can easily name five bands I formed with my friends in middle school and high school, and yet, all were...

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June 4, 2014
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Listen Up!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko For the past several weeks, four Media Arts Lab students from Pleasantville High School have been working in collaboration with JBFC faculty member...

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May 28, 2014
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From Co-op, to College

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko It’s that time of the year: the trees are finally green, the flowers are in full bloom, and college acceptance letters have gone...

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May 22, 2014

Last Night We Blew the Doors Off the Place

This is a guest post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin. “Last night, we blew the doors off the place.” That’s the way a colleague described what it was like here last night during...

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