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 6, 2015

Far from the Madding Crowd

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern, Stacy Zakalik Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, arrives at the Burns on May 8. Following the 1967 classic film,...

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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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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 17, 2015

Game of Tweets

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern, Stacy Zakalik The three part web series, called Supreme Tweeter, directed by former Jacob Burn Film Center staff member Todd Sandler, is a joy to...

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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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April 1, 2015

{Featured Features} While We’re Young

While We’re Young, starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried, opens at the JBFC this Friday! Check out the video below to hear from JBFC Programmer Andrew Jupin about why While We’re...

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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 6, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critics} Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea, an Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature, is screening at the Burns for two days only, at 3:00 pm on both Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15. Our...

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March 6, 2015
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Announcing Our Two New Theaters

We are so excited to share the news that today we opened our two new theaters at the Jacob Burns Film Center. We now have 5 screens, which means more opportunity for programming...

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March 4, 2015

In Case of No Emergency

This is a post by film critic and former JBFC International Fellow Mihai Chirilov There is nothing more pleasing for a film programmer to be right there when a talent is born. I...

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