“It is our story and there are no right answer or wrong answers, only good ideas.”
This is how Gcina Mhlope, an acclaimed children’s book writer and activist, sets the tone for the storytelling workshop that five orphaned African children from Swaziland are journeying into.
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Happy 2019! We’re thrilled to be starting a new year with so many exciting things on the horizon.Courses @ the Lab
Escape from the cold and join us Dec. 1 for Family Saturdays @ the Lab! Drop into the Media Arts Lab anytime from 10:30am-12:30pm for FREE, hands-on activities that the whole family will enjoy.
This month’s event features three stations inspired by sound and music:Experiment with | more »
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 »
High school ELA teacher Patrick Taylor attended the JBFCImage, Sound, and StoryTeacher Professional Development last month. Here is his reflection on the professional development experience and the impact the curriculum is already having in his classroom.
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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 »
Last week we welcomed the high school students in our Creators’ Co-op filmmaking community, as well as prospective students, to College Night, where they had a chance to hear from the Creative Culture filmmaking fellows about their myriad undergrad experiences studying film.
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Sunday, Sept. 23 was Art House Theater Day, a national celebration of the art house theater and the cultural role it plays in the community. To celebrate, the Jacob Burns Film Center organized a family event to celebrate both viewing and creating media.
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Family Saturdays @ the Lab are back! Mark your calendars for Nov. 3 and Dec. 1 for these free events featuring imaginative, hands-on, media-making activities for the whole family.
During the week of August 13, local community organizations brought 4th and 5th grade students to the JBFC Media Arts Lab for an exciting day of animation and filmmaking.
Groups from WestHab, Ossining Children's Center, and the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester | more »