February 15, 2015

A Boyhood Obsession

This is a post by JBFC Theater Staff Member Jeffrey Crowley Celebrating the film’s recent awards success, The Jacob Burns Film Center brought Richard Linklater‘s masterpiece Boyhood back to Pleasantville for daily screenings...

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February 13, 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day from the JBFC! To celebrate, enjoy Fish in Love, a short, stop-motion animated video created by fourth graders in our Minds in Motion program. Related posts: Add Some Animation to Your Life Not...

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February 12, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critics} Favorite Snow Day Movie

We asked Cinemania Student Critic Andrew Torpie to share with us his favorite movie to watch on a snow day and tell us why he loves it so much. The film he chose...

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February 11, 2015

Is it Possible to Pick a Winner?

This is a post by Abby Popper, JBFC Public Relations I don’t know how they do it – the Oscar judges that is! Watching the Live Action Shorts that the Burns is showing over...

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February 10, 2015

Image, Sound, and Story in the Classroom

This is a post by Brady Shoemaker, JBFC Director of Curriculum “Watch your framing,” I said as I looked over the student’s shoulder at the viewfinder of her camera. “Oh, right; rule of...

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February 9, 2015

BAMkids Making Animated Movies

This is a post by JBFC Faculty Member Darrel Swann This past Saturday, the JBFC was invited to Brooklyn to participate in BAM’s BAMkids Film Festival 2015. The JBFC had five animation stations set up...

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February 9, 2015

No Need to Fly “Across the Pond” to See London’s National Gallery

This is a post by Abby Popper, JBFC Public Relations You can sit, not stand in line, avoid crowds, AND have the best tour ever both in front of and behind the scenes...

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February 8, 2015

Campy, Cheezy….and Highly Entertaining!

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel As TimeOut put it, The Oscar is a “tacky Tinseltown soaper…featuring numerous stellar walk-ons and dreadful dialogue,” and that about sums up Jonathan Demme’s latest...

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February 6, 2015

{Cinemania Student Critics} Maidentrip

This is a post by JBFC Cinemania Student Critic Caleb Feinstein Imagine leaving home to make a 27,000-mile, two year long journey around the world on a small boat by yourself. I know...

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February 4, 2015
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On the Short List

This is a post by JBFC Marketing Intern Stacy Zakalik Are you tired of always having to listen to the Best Picture talk? Usually, when I watch the Academy Awards ceremony, Best Picture...

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February 3, 2015

World Stage on Screen – February 2015

This is a post by JBFC Volunteer Dotty Battel Whisking you across the pond for a cultural immersion: 2 delightful ballets, a thrilling opera, and a brilliant play emanating from two iconic venues...

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January 26, 2015

Art Houses at a High Altitude

This is a post by JBFC Education Director Emily Keating Every year, a growing network of cinemas gathers in Midway, UT before the Sundance Film Festival for the Art House Convergence to talk...

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January 14, 2015

A Most Violent Year

This is a guest post by JBFC Member and Film Blogger Albert Vieira Director: J.C. Chandor/Starring: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyeloyo, Albert Brooks and Alessandro Nivola Director J.C. Chandor, who helmed Margin Call...

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January 12, 2015

Special Guests at the JBFC in 2014

We welcomed over 200 guests to the JBFC Theater in 2014. From Jon Stewart to David Byrne to Anjelica Huston to Neil deGrasse Tyson, we hosted filmmaker, musicians, actors, authors, scientists, and more! Check out the...

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