Education Blog

February 2015 News & Events

By Karolina Manko, Education Assistant 02.01.15

From student screenings to volunteer events, February 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:

Special Events:

Minds in Motion Premieres
Fourth graders from schools throughout Westchester County screen their animated films.
Feb. 4 at 5:30 PM
Feb. 6 at 10:00 AM
Feb. 13 at 12:00 PM

Lab Lowdown:

Friday Night Films @ the Lab presents Attack the Block (2011)
Feb. 6 at 7:00 PM
No registration required. FREE film screening for high school students.

Registration for all Summer @ the Lab programs is still OPEN!

Registration for winter and spring vacation workshops is OPEN!

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For Schools & Teachers:

Registration for our annual professional development program, Summer Teachers Institute will open on Feb. 13

Student screening of Selma followed by Q&A with Executive Director of the White Plains Youth Bureau, Frank Williams Jr.
Feb. 3 at 10:00 AM

Student screening of Watchers of the Sky followed by Q&A with Senior Fellow at Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University, Luis Moreno-Ocampo.
Feb. 5 at 10:00 AM

Student screening of Overview and selects from Planetary followed by Q&A with NASA astronaut, Ron Garan and filmmaker/former JBFC International Fellow, Guy Reid.
Feb. 26 at 10:00 AM (student screening) and 7:30 PM (public screening.)

Contact education@burnsfilmcenter.org for information on student ticket availability.

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Films for Families:

The Best of Loony Tunes
Feb. 21 & 22 at 2:00 PM

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