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Viewing: Racing Dreams

Racing Dreams95 min. 2010. USA. English. PG.

Recommended Age: 10+

Read Common Sense Media to learn more about whether Racing Dreams is right for your child.

Streaming: Tubi (Free), Rent/Purchase: Amazon, iTunes


Synopsis:

A documentary following three young racers as they compete in | more »


Film Challenge: This is Your Story

Sound Film Challenge #1: This is Your Story

Challenge posted Thursday, July 23; submissions due Monday, July 27 by 5:00 pm.

Congratulations to last round's Film Challenge winnersChloe Mace and Sofia Alvarez, whose short film The Vet's Mistake wowed the judges! Click HERE to watch | more »


Viewing: Whale Rider

Whale Rider101 min. 2002. New Zealand. English. PG-13.

Recommended Age: 11+

Read Common Sense Media to learn more about whether Whale Rider is right for your child.

Streaming: Tubi (Free), free withAmazon Prime


Synopsis:

A Maori village faces a crisis when the heir to the leadership | more »


Sound Enhances Emotion Activities

Congratulations to our second Film Challenge winners Chloe Mace and Sofia Alvarez, whose short film The Vet's Mistake took home the top prize in our "Take a Shot" Summer Film Challenge! Click HERE to watch their film on YouTube.

Each month the JBFC Film Challenge Series will focus | more »


Viewing: Zog

Zog

27 min. 2018. UK. English. NR.

Recommended Age: All

Streaming: Amazon Prime (Free)


Synopsis:

An animated comedy about a keen young dragon who's desperate to impress his teacher, and his surprising friendship with a powerful young princess.


Why JBFC Kids Curator Emily Ohara ( | more »


Cloning Activity

Activity: Cloning

App: Ghost Lens


Overview:

Ever wanted to know what it would be like clone yourself multiple times and do fun things together? Here’s your chance to experiment with one of JBFC Kids' popular activities, "Multiple Me," where we use the technique known as "split | more »


Viewing: Eleanor's Secret

Eleanor’s Secret

78 min. 2009. France. English (Dubbed). NR.

Recommended Age: 6+

Read Common Sense Media to learn more about whether Eleanor’s Secret is right for your child.

Streaming: Kanopy (Free),Amazon Prime (Free)


Synopsis:

In a dusty old attic, Nat discovers a magical library | more »


Viewing: Mary and the Witch's Flower

Mary and the Witch’s Flower102 min. 2017. Japan. English. Rated PG.

Recommended Age: 7+

Read Common Sense Media to learn more about whether Mary and the Witch’s Flower is right for your child.

Streaming: Netflix, Rent/Buy: Amazon, YouTube, GooglePlay


Synopsis:

From Studio Ponoc, the | more »


Film Challenge: Take a Shot

Image Film Challenge #2: Take a Shot!WEEK: 6/25 - 7/1

Challenge posted Thursday, June 24; Film Challenge #2 submissions due Monday, June 29 by 5:00 pm.

Congratulations to last week's Film Challenge winner David Sapp, whose film You Got Framed wowed the judges! Click HERE to watch | more »


Viewing: Taking Flight

Taking Flight


6 min. 2017. USA. English. NR.

Recommended Age: All

Streaming: YouTube (Free), Kanopy (Free)


Synopsis:

What begins as a small boy’s over-scheduled, over supervised, boring day with Grandpa, turns into a larger-than-life journey, narrowly escaping wild monkeys and | more »