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FREE Film Screening for High School Students 4/7

Join us on Friday, April 7 at 7:00 pm at the Media Arts Lab for a FREE screening of Dazed and Confused (1993).

Open to all high school students. No registration necessary.

Click HERE to download the permission slip for R-rated films. While the JBFC believes that Dazed and Confused | more »


Spring Course Registration Continues!

Registration is now in full swing for our Spring 2017 slate of courses and workshops at the Media Arts Lab. With offerings after school, during the day, in the evenings, and on weekends, there's something for everyone! Create, innovate, and explore with us at the following | more »


The Power of Story Student Spotlight: Estelle Rosen Kersh

Estelle Rosen Kersh is a familiar face here at the JBFC. She began, and continues, as an administrative volunteer in our Executive Offices at the Media Arts Lab, and for several semesters she has been volunteering with our education programs Minds in Motion and See Hear Feel Film | more »


FREE Film Screening for High School Students!

Join us on Friday, March 10 at 7:00 pm for a FREE screening of Trainspotting (1996).

Open to all high school students. No registration necessary.

Click HERE to download the permission slip for R-rated films. While the JBFC believes that Trainspotting is suitable for viewing and | more »


JBFC Fellow's Film Chosen as Vimeo Staff Pick

The JBFC is proud to congratulate our Sally Burns Shenkman Woman Filmmaker FellowLeah Galant, as her film was selected this week as a Vimeo Staff Pick! Her film The Provider is now available to stream for free on the Vimeo website. This represents yet another accolade for this | more »


The Power of Story Student Spotlight: Simon Hollander

Simon Hollander is retired from a career on the computer side of the financial services industry, where he was a technical writer, web designer, programmer, and business analyst. He is an avid writer of short stories, essays, and screenplays, and is a video maker and editor as | more »


FREE Film Screening for High School Students!

Join us on Friday, February 2 at 7:00 pm for a FREE screening of Paprika (2006).

Open to all high school students. No registration necessary.

Click HERE to download the permission slip for R-rated films.


Friday Night Films @ The Lab is a film series dedicated to local high school | more »


Summer @ The Lab: Early-Bird Registration Discount!

Registration is now in full swing for our 2017Summer @ The Lab programs, which include camps for students entering grades 3-10, as well as our ever-popular Summer Co-op program for students entering grades 9-12.

Lab Campsessions run Jun. 26—Jul. 7 (no camp Jul. 4), Jul. 10—21, and | more »


The Power of Story Student Spotlight: Pat Esposito

"In the final days of 2013, recently displaced from what would be my last professional assignment, I stood in the lobby of the JBFC Theater amid scores of people and the smell of popcorn. Feeling somewhat claustrophobic in the crowded space, I ambled over to the side of the lobby | more »


JBFC Fellows Win 2017 Sundance Ignite Fellowships!

The JBFC is pleased to announce that our two current fellows-in-residence at the Media Arts Lab have both been selected as winners of the 2017 Sundance Ignite "What's Next?" challenge! Our Fall 2016Sally Burns Shenkman Woman Filmmaker Fellow, Leah Galant, and Fall 2016 Emerging | more »