4/6/21 UPDATE: We are thrilled to open the Theater doors on April 30 and welcome our community back to the JBFC.

The JBFC Theater is Reopening on Friday, April 30

Stop by any night through April 25 to experience our "Projecting Light Through Darkness" installation before we reopen!

Virtual Marquee

A curated selection of interesting and exciting new and repertory films that you can watch at home

Free Virtual Screening + Q&A on April 25

Join us on April 25 for the Secrets of the Surface: The Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani, followed by a Q&A on the JBFC YouTube Channel

ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York (Apr. 29–May 5)

The largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with disabilities

NYICFF ¡Viva Kid Flicks!

Watch these brilliant Spanish-language tales and join the free discussion on May 1 with JBFC Kids Curator Emily Ohara

Xenophobia and Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

We condemn the dangerous rhetoric and all violence wielded against the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities

What We're Watching, Ep. 12

Tuesday, April 20 at 7:00

Black Lives Matter

We have a responsibility to expand accessibility, onscreen representation, and opportunities for stories and storytellers

The Jacob Burns Film Center is a nonprofit cultural arts center dedicated to: presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community!

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