Recommended Age: All
Streaming: YouTube (Free)
Hair Love, an Oscar-winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.
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The JBFC has made the difficult decision to cancel all 2020 JBFC Summer Camp programs, encompassing the Viewing and Doing and On the Set experiences beginning June 29-August 14. Our decision follows Governor Cuomo’s announcement of no in-person summer school in New York State. We | more »
Recommended Age: 6+
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Film and animations not only have visuals, but they also rely on SOUND to bring the story world to life. Filmmakers will bring in people to specifically create and add sounds in separate audio tracks. This process of adding sound to a film after it’ | more »
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Over the years at the Burns we have run many courses, the majority focused on filmmaking. While we try to create as much as we can in-house with our students, there are often situations where we need to include other artists' work to | more »
8 min. 2015. Norway. No Dialogue. NR.
Recommended Age: All
Herman lives in peaceful harmony with his teddy bear inside a large tree surrounded by a beautiful garden. One night an unexpected, and for Herman, | more »
Streaming: Kanopy (Free)Rent: Vudu, YouTube, iTunes, GooglePlay
Due to a schedule mishap, young Ren is yanked out of her comfortable city home of Beijing and left with her | more »
Write or film your own film review just like a movie critic! Use the questions listed below to help get your opinions and observations in order.
Select a film to watch. For inspiration, check out JBFC Kids: At Home Viewing List. Watch the film!After the film is | more »
Read Common Sense Media to learn more about whether Fantastic Mr. Fox is right for your child.
Up on a hill, in a base of tree, Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a | more »
The JBFC Education staff has been working closely with our educator community during this trying time. One of the biggest requests that we have gotten is suggestions for films to watch and discuss with their students. Answering your call, we've created a few Educator Discussion | more »