Tagged: Classroom To Screening Room

Classroom to Screening Room Special Event: RBG

Last week, we welcomed high school students from Pleasantville High School, Peekskill High School, and White Plains High School to a Classroom to Screening Room Special Event screening of the documentary RBG, a delightful and surprising portrait of an extraordinary woman and an | more »


Classroom to Screening Room Special Event: Science Fair

Last week we welcomed high school students from Ossining High School, Pawling High School, and Yorktown High School for a Classroom to Screening Room Special Event of Science Fair. This documentary follows nine high school students from around the globe as they navigate | more »


Spotlight on Student Screenings: Marshall, Oct. 10

Through screenings followed by discussions with Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) faculty, filmmakers, and special guests, our Classroom to Screening Room program uses the power of film to enhance curricular content. Teachers can choose from three distinct Classroom to Screening | more »


From Bronxville to the Burns: Viewing & Doing in Practice

Just two months after I began working at the JBFC, I received word that students from my alma mater, Bronxville High School, would be coming to the JBFC Theater for a Classroom to Screening Room “clipshow.” Elated, I volunteered to help out with the event, particularly since two | more »


A Student Screening That's Out of this World!

This morning 250 students from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers, NY came to the JBFC theater for a Q&A with a very special alumnus.Ron Garan is a decorated fighter pilot, aquanaut, social entrepreneur, and he's the only NASA astronaut from Westchester County. He's spent 178 | more »


Evolution of a Criminal

What drives a happy, studious, and charismatic teenager to commit a felony? In Evolution of a Criminal, filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe turns the camera on himself, his closest friends, and his family as he revisits a painful past. In high school, Monroe and two classmates robbed a | more »


Seek Out That Which Challenges You

For many, Casablanca is fondly remembered as the setting of a classic black and white romantic drama starring Old-Hollywood darlings, Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Although the days of refugee smuggling and Nazi occupation are over, the famous Moroccan city continues to be | more »


Game. Set. Watch!

“Imagine a school where the cool kids are the chess team. Welcome to I.S. 318.”

Last Friday, as part of our Classroom to Screening Room program, Brooklyn Castle was screened for a group of Westchester students from Ossining High School, Scarsdale Middle School, Children’s Village, | more »