Education Blog

May 2015 News & Events

By Karolina Manko, Education Assistant 05.01.15

From the Burns Film Challenge to a special event with young adult author Julia Mata, May 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:

Books We Love to Watch - Movies We Love to Read
Fun multimedia presentation with Young Adult author, Julie Mata on the connection between successful films and novels.
Perfect for ages 7 and up.
May 16 at 3:00 PM
Tickets on sale NOW!

Pleasantville Day
Join us at the JBFC tent for some fun hands-on activities.
Stop into the Media Arts Lab for the Pleasantville High School Art Show.
May 16 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lab Lowdown:

Burns Film Challenge
Spots still available for our annual 24 hour filmmaking challenge. Register today.
May 29 & 30 at 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellowship 
Apply today for the Summer 2015 semester.
Deadline is May 15

Friday Night Films @ the Lab presents Prince Avalanche (2013).
May 1 at 7:00 PM
No registration required. FREE film screening for high school students.

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

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For Schools & Teachers:

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Films for Families:

Antarctica 3D: On the Edge
Screening followed by Q&A with filmmaker, Jon Bowermaster
May 12 at 7:30 PM
Tickets on sale NOW!


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