October 6, 2015

What Malala Can Teach Us All About Education

This is a post by JBFC Student Critic Caleb Feinstein Most teens today don’t imagine themselves risking their lives to stand up for thousands of people they don’t even know, but that’s exactly...

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August 12, 2015

Radio Heads

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik A very special part of the JBFC’s Sounds of Summer series screens August 18 with the film, I Am What I Play. From...

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August 6, 2015

Come As You Are

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, about the late singer and guitarist of the famous band Nirvana, is showing at the Burns August 7-9. An...

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July 9, 2015
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Music to My Ears

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern, Stacy Zakalik The 2015 “Sounds of Summer: New Music Documentaries” series is at the Burns from July 16 through August 27, 2015. Exploring many different...

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July 8, 2015


This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Allen Kessman The new, critically acclaimed, documentary of singer Amy Winehouse, Amy, opens at the Burns July 10. Directed by Asif Kapadia and distributed by...

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May 27, 2015

Something to Think About…

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Relax and breathe deeply, “The Meditative Life,” a program of inspiring films, is being shown at 7:30 for six consecutive evenings, June 3-8.  The series...

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May 20, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critics} Antarctica in 3D!

Last week, our Cinemania Student Critics, Andrew and Caleb, went to a screening of Jon Bowermaster’s Antarctica 3D. Read what they had to say about the film and check out a photo from the event, below!...

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May 12, 2015

Let’s Raise a Glass and Drink a Toast…

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel To our new series “Wine & Film: The Perfect Pairing,” opened May 7, and is screening every Wednesday evening throughout the month of May. But...

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May 1, 2015
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Get Jazzed!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel “Ol Blue Eyes” beckons…..and we have answered the call!  Our sold out May 6 at 7:15 event Swinging with Sinatra, is fun-filled evening of storytelling, old clips, live music,...

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April 23, 2015
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Former JBFC Student nominated for Emmy Award!

This is a post by  Aaron Mace, JBFC Senior Faculty / Program and Curriculum Developer Tonight one of our most exceptional former students is being honored by the Television Academy for the 36th College...

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April 13, 2015
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(Adult) Lab Makers Showcase!

This is a post by Yolanda Pividal, Adjunct Faculty They are designers, teachers, painters, and sales agents from every corner of Westchester county. What do they have in common? The JBFC! Our adult...

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April 8, 2015

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

This is a post by Nancy Rubini, Manager, Institutional Giving Mumbling, laughing, gasps of surprise, cheering, and whispers among strangers – that’s what was happening during a Sunday afternoon screening of She’s Beautiful When...

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March 17, 2015
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{JBFC International Fellow} Guy Reid and PLANETARY

Today, former JBFC International Fellow, filmmaker Guy Reid, will debut his feature length documentary film Planetary at SXSW. Planetary is a call to action, asking us to change our perspective and reconsider our relationship to each...

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February 27, 2015

Welles and the Magician

This is a post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin The further we get from a director’s final film, the easier it is to take that artist for granted. It’s easy to lose sight...

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