Swallows and Amazons [Recommended Age 8+]
97 m. UK. English. Rated PG.
Recommended Age 8+.
Available on YouTube and Tubi
It’s summer vacation and the Walker children are itching for an adventure in the English Lake District. After getting permission to camp out on an island alone, | more »
2013. 89 m. France. No Dialogue. Rated NR.
Recommended for all ages.
Streaming on Kanopy (Free) & Amazon Prime [Free]
A lost ladybug finds themselves in the middle of two opposing ant colonies trying to capture sugar scavenged from leftover | more »
Now is your chance to watch those classic gems that every kid and grown-up should see. JBFC Kids Curator, Emily Ohara [@teachEmFilm] chose the heartfelt and beloved short film The Red Balloon (1957) accompanied with a fun hands-on activity where you get to draw and color your own | more »
May was a busy month for education programs at the JBFC! From off-site events to film premieres to educator engagement, this month was the perfect window into the varied work our education programs do all year long.
May 11: White Plains Youth Bureau STEAM Fair
The JBFC hosted a | more »
Where can you ride a dinosaur, make yourself disappear, and take your own characters anywhere in the world? At Family Saturdays @ the Lab!
Join us April 6, anytime from 10:30-12:30, for hands-on activities that the whole family will enjoy, all inspired by the magic of green screen | more »
“It is our story and there are no right answer or wrong answers, only good ideas.”
This is how Gcina Mhlope, an acclaimed children’s book writer and activist, sets the tone for the storytelling workshop that five orphaned African children from Swaziland are journeying into.
The | more »
Happy 2019! We’re thrilled to be starting a new year with so many exciting things on the horizon.Courses @ the Lab
Escape from the cold and join us Dec. 1 for Family Saturdays @ the Lab! Drop into the Media Arts Lab anytime from 10:30am-12:30pm for FREE, hands-on activities that the whole family will enjoy.
This month’s event features three stations inspired by sound and music:Experiment with | more »
Sunday, Sept. 23 was Art House Theater Day, a national celebration of the art house theater and the cultural role it plays in the community. To celebrate, the Jacob Burns Film Center organized a family event to celebrate both viewing and creating media.
We featured two sets of | more »
Family Saturdays @ the Lab are back! Mark your calendars for Nov. 3 and Dec. 1 for these free events featuring imaginative, hands-on, media-making activities for the whole family.