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Art Houses at a High Altitude

Every year, a growing network of cinemas gathers in Midway, UT before the Sundance Film Festival for the Art House Convergence to talk exhibition, distribution, and all things independent movie-going. The entirely volunteer-run entity began as an initiative of the Sundance | more »


Training Day (A JBFC Love Story)

Our education programs for school and community organization groups are made possible thanks to an incredible group of volunteers. These individuals bring a spirit of compassion, curiosity, creativity, and-above all- love to children across Westchester county. This new year, | more »


January 2015 News & Events

From student screenings to volunteer events, January offers a host of opportunities for students, teachers, teens and families. To get updates sent directly to your inbox, sign up for our monthly education newsletter. Here are the highlights of the month:

Lab Lowdown:

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'Tis the Season... For Volunteering!

Our volunteers are an incredible group of passionate and dedicated people. We couldn’t do what we do without them. As a small token of our deep appreciation for all of their hard work, we hosted a special screening of Finding Vivian Maier this afternoon.

With the holiday season | more »


December News & Events

From student screenings to volunteer events, December offers a host of opportunities for students, teachers, teens and families. To get updates sent directly to your inbox, sign up for our monthly education newsletter. Here are the highlights of the month:

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Screening | more »


Visual Glossary: Fly Away Home

Take a look at the latest additionto our Visual Glossary. This clipfrom the 1996 filmFly Away Home, starring Anna Paquin and Jeff Daniels, explores how film-making techniques such as an eye-line match, an aeriel shot, and a soaring score help tell the story of a young girl, a | more »


November News & Events

From student screenings to volunteer events, November offers a host of opportunities for students, teachers, teens and families. To get updates sent directly to your inbox,sign up for our monthly education newsletter. Here are the highlights of the month:

For Schools & | more »


October News & Events

Special Events:
Media Maker Festival | Oct. 25 | 10 am-1 pm | JBFC Media Arts Lab | Come celebrate the launch of our new education website with a FREE day of fun hands-on activities for kids, teens, and adults!
Yonkers Film Festival | Oct. 18-19 | 10 am-12 pm | Yonkers Riverfront | more »

Love in the Afternoon

“As a volunteer at the Burns I have been fortunate to have developed many friendships with staff members and fellow volunteers. I appreciate the opportunity to make a contribution to the wonderful programs offered by the Jacob Burns.”- Estelle K.

Estelle Rosen-Kersh is a familiar | more »