September 10, 2014
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8 days, 12 amazing films!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Back by popular demand! “Contemporary Arab Cinema” returns September 17-24. Dubai-based filmmaker Lina Matta is making her third visit to the Burns to share with us...

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September 2, 2014
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This is a post by Susan Barocas, JBFC Power of Story Student Following a decades-long career in marketing communication and public relations, Susan Barocas joined the Power of Story workshop to explore her...

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August 27, 2014
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Emerging Artist Fellow Spotlight: Jon Appel

This is a post by JBFC Emerging Artist Fellow Jon Appel Melmilap is a Nepali word that translates to something like “community closeness and reconciliation;” it’s also the title of the non-fiction film...

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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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August 15, 2014

Week Six: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post written by JBFC Faculty Member and Camp Director Aaron Mace That’s all folk’s! This was the last week of Summer @ the Lab 2014! This last week was a...

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August 12, 2014
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Priestly Problems

This is a post by JBFC Membership and Website Assistant Nicole Testa Calvary’s Father James is having one hell of a week. We meet him at the very beginnings of a murder mystery...

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August 11, 2014
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Week Five: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Assistant Camp Director Brandon Shenkman Time-Lapse video of 3 & 4 Graders Chalk-Drawing:   Grade 3-4 Instructor: Darrel Swann This week, the 3rd and 4th...

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August 1, 2014
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Week Four: Summer @ the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member and Camp Director Aaron Mace Grade 3-4 Instructor: Darrel Swann We started off this week with 38 new day campers and 20 Summer Co-op students! It...

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July 30, 2014

Woody Does It Again

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel And boy, this one is a doozy!  If you liked Midnight in Paris, you will love Magic in the Moonlight.  It has all the ingredients.…the...

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July 30, 2014

If there had only been Youtube!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Then the music of Reverend Gary Davis, the great blues, ragtime, and gospel guitarist, would have surely gone viral! Born blind and poor in...

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July 25, 2014
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Remembering Charlie Haden

We were saddened to learn of the passing of the great Jazz bassist Charlie Haden on July 11. Only a month earlier, here at the Burns, we held a special “Tribute to Charlie...

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July 24, 2014
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Do You Feel Like A Living Art Project?

Do you feel like a living art project? That was one of the many questions our audience asked Ellar Coltrane at the sold out screening of Boyhood on Tuesday, July 22, and one of the...

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July 24, 2014
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{Throwback Thursday} Woody Allen at the Burns

Here’s a throwback to June, 2006, when Woody Allen visited the Burns with his film Scoop. Since then, we’ve shown many more Woody Allen films, including Midnight in Paris, To Rome with Love, and Blue Jasmine. On Friday, August...

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