July 23, 2015

What’s It Like on Your Path?

This is a post by JBFC Communications Manager Karolina Manko Day three of the Summer Teachers Institute was a whirlwind of innovative approaches to storytelling. The morning began with Keynote Speaker, Lance Weiler who...

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July 10, 2015

A Thank You to Our Patrons!

Thank you so much to everyone who voted us “Best Movie House” in Westchester Magazine‘s “Best of Westchester” readers’ ballot! Congratulations to all our neighbors who were also recognized! After-School Program Academy of...

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May 7, 2015

Señor Cebolla

This is a post by JBFC Director of Education, Emily Keating The power of story is a theme running through every JBFC education program, and its potency was on display on Friday, May...

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January 26, 2015

Art Houses at a High Altitude

This is a post by JBFC Education Director Emily Keating Every year, a growing network of cinemas gathers in Midway, UT before the Sundance Film Festival for the Art House Convergence to talk...

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November 26, 2014
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JBFC International Fellow has an Interstellar Perspective

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko What does it mean to be “planetary?” That’s what filmmaker and JBFC International Fellow, Guy Reid (pictured left) asks every group of students...

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November 24, 2014
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{Cinemania Student Critics} Charlie Chaplin Shorts

On Saturday, November 15, three of our 7-8 grade Cinemania students joined over 200 other film-lovers of all ages for a screening of Charlie Chaplin shorts with live music accompaniment by Not So Silent...

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August 19, 2014
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“Reel Change” for Real People

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Are you part of a nonprofit organization that does wonderful work in your community? Would you like to learn how to script, shoot,...

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August 18, 2014

Is College Worth the Cost?

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Samantha Caridi As student loan debt in the United States passes the $1 trillion mark, Ivory Tower asks, “Is college still worth the cost?” Writer, director,...

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June 25, 2014
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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 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 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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February 10, 2014

Reel Change on the Silver Screen

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko As part of our commitment to advocating for visual literacy, the JBFC’s Media Arts Lab offers courses in a variety of subjects to...

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January 27, 2014
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Sold on Sayles: Bridging Cultural Gaps Through Storytelling

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Two years ago the JBFC partnered with Neighbors Link, a Mt. Kisco based community organization, to initiate a collective storytelling project. A group...

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October 9, 2013
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Gala Gallery 2013

On Saturday, September 28, we had our 2013 Anniversary Celebration, where we honored the Westchester Community Foundation and founding board member Helen Bernstein with Leadership Awards. It was a fun night filled with...

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