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 10, 2014
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Patema Inverted

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Samantha Caridi Anime fan or not, this film is a must see! Director Yashiro Yoshiura introduces Patema Inverted, a family-friendly animated fable from Japan, brought to...

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September 2, 2014
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WEDNESDAY WISDOM

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
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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
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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
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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
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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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