Tagged: Film

Cinemania Student Critic Review - Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a movie that I would watch over and over again because of how vibrant the colors and the characters are and that really brings this story to life.

One thing that I really love about this movie is that they actually brought back the original cast | more »


FREE Film Screening for High School Students 6/2!

Join us on Friday, June 2 at 7:00 pm for a FREE screening of Catch Me If You Can (2002).

Open to all high school students. No registration necessary.

Click HERE to download the permission slip for R-rated films. The JBFC believes that Catch Me If You Can is suitable for viewing and | more »


Cinemania Student Critic Review - Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Lucasfilm granted us a legendary film by the name ofStar Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back.

The movie follows Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, and Han Solo fighting for the Rebellion against the Imperials. Luke is determined to follow in his | more »


JBFC Teaching Assistant Kerry LeVielle Debuts New Film

The JBFC is proud to share a new short film written and directed by Kerry LeVielle, a long-time Teaching Assistant for JBFC's Education Department. Kerry provided the following synopsis for the film, entitledHer Natural Crown:"A mother struggles with her self image after | 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 »


JBFC Fellow's Film Chosen as Vimeo Staff Pick

The JBFC is proud to congratulate our Sally Burns Shenkman Woman Filmmaker FellowLeah Galant, as her film was selected this week as a Vimeo Staff Pick! Her film The Provider is now available to stream for free on the Vimeo website. This represents yet another accolade for this | more »


La La Land: The Perfect Blend of Cinematic Escapism and Authenticity

On December 4, I had the privilege of attending an advanced screening of Damien Chazelle’s La La Land at the Jacob Burns Film Center. The film caught my attention earlier this year when I read that the writer and director of Whiplash was working on a new film starring Ryan | more »


Unique Films With JBFC Kids

The movie credits are rolling and the lights are slowly coming up in the theater. A child raises their hand and exclaims, “That was so funny!” causing me to start with excitement and quickly ask, “Why?” The usual response, “Because it just was!” “Yes, but can we figure out what | more »


Summer @ the Lab: Week Two!

The campers have hit their groove this week. After the long holiday weekend everyone came back to a ton of fun projects. The third and fourth graders spent most of the week animating on iPads and learning Dragonframe (animation software) with one of our faculty members, Greg | more »