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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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 7, 2015

Turnaround: Arts

This is a post by JBFC Education Director Emily Keating If we were to poll public perception on the phrase “school reform,” it’s likely to elicit pessimistic, cynical responses. High stakes testing, teacher...

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July 2, 2015
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Summer @ the Lab: Week One!

This is a post by Aaron Mace, JBFC Camp Director / Program and Curriculum Developer We got off to a great start on Monday! 40 kids walked through our doors to meet their groups...

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June 30, 2015

Introducing Champ Ensminger: Summer 2015 Emerging Artist Fellow

This is a post by Champ Ensminger, Summer 2015 JBFC Emerging Artist Fellow When I left New York last year for my birthplace of Chiang Mai, Thailand, I thought I had stepped away from...

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May 29, 2015

24 Hours to Make a Movie

This is a post by JBFC Communications Manager, Karolina Manko Today, we ready our filmmaking troops to take on one of the hardest, toughest, and most brutal of JBFC challenges. No, I’m not...

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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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May 5, 2015

An Open Love-Letter to Teachers

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko This week is National Teacher Appreciation Week! Here at the JBFC we work closely with a lot of classroom educators in schools throughout...

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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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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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March 10, 2015
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Live from SXSWedu in Austin, TX

This is a post by JBFC Senior Faculty / Program and Curriculum Developer Aaron Mace Here I am in Austin, Texas at the SXSWedu Conference! First of all, I have to admit that it...

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March 2, 2015
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Introducing Tara Clune

This is a post by JBFC Spring 2015 Emerging Artist Fellow Tara Clune While studying abroad in New Zealand, I simultaneously had the complete misfortune and good luck of registering for a Computer Graphics...

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February 26, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critic}The Best of Looney Tunes

This is a post by JBFC Cinemania Student Critic Caleb Feinstein This collection of classic cartoons is definitely fun for any age despite coming from a kids show. The Best of Looney Toons...

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