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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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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July 1, 2015

A Friendly Adult Sleepover

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik The Overnight, written and directed by Patrick Brice, is the fun story of an adult sleepover for an adult audience. The film opens...

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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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June 19, 2015

Deadly SINema

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik The Burns is proud to present “Deadly SINema,” a film series running from June 23 through June 29. The series explores the Seven...

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June 17, 2015

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

This is a post by JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin In a post-Hunger Games film world, it seems like studios are churning out movies based on Young Adult novels left and right. To give...

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June 3, 2015

God Only Knows

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Love & Mercy, the Beach Boys biopic, directed by Bill Pohlad, opens at the Burns on June 5. About The Beach Boys’ Brian...

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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 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 21, 2015

A Mother’s Love

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik In the Name of My Daughter, a French thriller directed by André Téchiné, arrives at the Burns May 22. Based on a true...

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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 19, 2015

The Future of Books

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik On Tuesday, May 26, the Jacob Burns Film Center examines the future of books in the 21st century with a screening of Fahrenheit...

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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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