Education Blog

FREE Film Screening for High School Students!

Join us on Friday, March 10 at 7:00 pm for a FREE screening of Trainspotting (1996).

Open to all high school students. No registration necessary.

Click HERE to download the permission slip for R-rated films. While the JBFC believes that Trainspotting is suitable for viewing and | more »


Celebrate E.T.'s 35th Anniversary at the JBFC!

Celebrate E.T.’s 35th anniversary by reliving the adventure on the big screen! Join E.T. and Elliott, a lost alien and 10-year-old boy, as they form an unlikely friendship and work together to help E.T. find his way back home in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.

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FREE Film Screening for Active Volunteers

As a token of our appreciation for all their hard work on behalf of the JBFC, we are pleased to invite all our active volunteers to a free screening of the Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts, on Wednesday, February 22 at 1:00 pm, preceded by a reception with light refreshments for | 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 »


The Power of Story Student Spotlight: Simon Hollander

Simon Hollander is retired from a career on the computer side of the financial services industry, where he was a technical writer, web designer, programmer, and business analyst. He is an avid writer of short stories, essays, and screenplays, and is a video maker and editor as | more »


Minds in Motion Premieres for Fall 2016 Sessions

The JBFC is pleased to host world premieres for all the fourth grade students that participated in Minds in Motion during the fall semester. The young animators will walk the red carpet, receive popcorn and juice, and see their stop-motion animation films premiere on the big | more »


Reflections on Art House Convergence 2017

Last week JBFC Executive Director Edie Demas, Senior Programmer Andrew Jupin, and I had the opportunity to attend the Art House Convergence Conference in Midway, Utah. The Art House Convergence is a growing network of cinemas that gathers each year before the Sundance Film | more »


FREE Film Screening for High School Students!

Join us on Friday, February 2 at 7:00 pm for a FREE screening of Paprika (2006).

Open to all high school students. No registration necessary.

Click HERE to download the permission slip for R-rated films.


Friday Night Films @ The Lab is a film series dedicated to local high school | more »


Summer @ The Lab: Early-Bird Registration Discount!

Registration is now in full swing for our 2017Summer @ The Lab programs, which include camps for students entering grades 3-10, as well as our ever-popular Summer Co-op program for students entering grades 9-12.

Lab Campsessions run Jun. 26—Jul. 7 (no camp Jul. 4), Jul. 10—21, and | more »


Spring 2017 Volunteer Trainings

The JBFC Education Department is pleased to announce the training dates for our Spring 2017 volunteer programs! The volunteer trainings will take place as follows:

See Hear Feel Film - Friday, January 20, 2017 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

Minds in Motion - Friday, January 27, 2017 from | more »