Tagged: Camp

Cloning Activity

Activity: Cloning

App: Ghost Lens


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)


In a dusty old attic, Nat discovers a magical library | 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: 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


From Studio Ponoc, the | more »

Viewing: Taking Flight

Taking Flight

6 min. 2017. USA. English. NR.

Recommended Age: All

Streaming: YouTube (Free), Kanopy (Free)


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 »

Film Challenge: You Got Framed

Image Film Challenge #1: You Got Framed

WEEK: 6/18 - 6/25

Challenge posted Thursday, June 18; Film Challenge #1 submissions due Monday, June 22 by 5 pm.

General Challenge Rules

Film Challenges come out on THURSDAYS. To enter the prize pool you MUST send us your film, or a working | more »

Making Stronger Images

Each month the JBFC Film Challenge Series will focus on a different area of filmmaking. June's focus is the concept of Image. If you follow along with the JBFC Film Challenges, you’ll finish the summer with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of filmmaking, good filmmaking | more »

Viewing: Dhanak (Rainbow)

Dhanak (Rainbow)

106 min. 2015. India. Hindi. PG.

Recommended Age: 8+

Streaming: Netflix


A movie-loving 10-year-old girl and her blind younger brother trek to meet Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan for help in getting the boy an eye operation.

Why JBFC Kids Curator Emily Ohara | more »

Viewing: Hair Love

Hair Love

7 min. 2019. USA. English. G.

Recommended Age: All

Streaming: YouTube (Free)


Hair Love, an Oscar-winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.

Why | more »

2020 Summer Film Challenge Series

The JBFC has made the difficult decision to cancel all 2020 JBFC Summer Camp programs, encompassing the Viewing and Doing and On the Set experiences beginning June 29-August 14. Our decision follows Governor Cuomo’s announcement of no in-person summer school in New York State. We | more »