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December News & Events

From student screenings to volunteer events, December 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:

Volunteer News:
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JBFC International Fellow Has an Interstellar Perspective

What does it mean to be “planetary?” That’s what filmmaker and JBFC International Fellow, Guy Reid asks every group of students he speaks with. At fifteen, Guy and his close friend, Steve Kennedy read Peter Russell’s The Awakening Earth (1982) and, it changed their lives forever. | more »


November News & Events

From student screenings to volunteer events, November 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:

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October News & Events

Special Events:
Media Maker Festival | Oct. 25 | 10 am-1 pm | JBFC Media Arts Lab | Come celebrate the launch of our new education website with a FREE day of fun hands-on activities for kids, teens, and adults!
Yonkers Film Festival | Oct. 18-19 | 10 am-12 pm | Yonkers Riverfront | more »

Week Four: Summer @ the Lab

Grade 3-4

Instructor: Darrel Swann

We started off this week with 38 new day campers and 20 Summer Co-op students! It is a full house! The 3 & 4 grade group is starting to make a fantastical film set in a haunted hotel. It includes unsuspecting guests, a creepy mad scientist, | more »


That's a Wrap, Everybody!

Today marks the close of the 2014 Summer Teachers Institute. It’s been a full and busy week of thoughtful discussion, creation, and participation.

For K-5 grade educators in Thomas Frankie’s Focus on Nature session, the latter half of the week began with an engrossing | more »


Learn. Unlearn. Relearn.

As part of Summer Teachers Institute we invited a select group of teachers to test-drive the new JBFC curriculum: Image, Sound, and Story. The curriculum is available through the new education website and emphasizes process, project-based learning, collaboration, and reflection. | more »


Thoughtful Moments

Day three of Summer Teachers Institute was a day for discussion, analysis, and reflection. We dedicated the day to a screening of Richard Linklater’s latest film, Boyhood. The movie, shot over a period of twelve consecutive years, trails the life of a young boy, Mason and his | more »


Show Don't Tell

Day 2 of the Summer Teachers Institute looked much like a movie set, with teachers making media all over the JBFC campus. Master storyteller Bill Gordh began his Seeing Stories Everywhere session for grade Pre- K- 2 educators this morning with a quick screening of the group’s “ | more »


“Have the Greatest Ambition Possible!”

Eighty-five Pre-K – 12 educators gathered today for the start of 2014 Summer Teachers Institute, a week-long experience across the JBFC campus. Daniel Liss, designer and creative director of S+7, opened the Institute with a poignant multi-media presentation that drew a | more »