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That’s Showbiz! Wells Fargo Private Bank Sponsors Life on the Stage Series: Conversation and Film

Pleasantville, NY – March 20, 2019 — The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center, today announced Wells Fargo Private Bank – one of the nation’s leading providers of wealth management services – will sponsor JBFC’s 2019 Life on the Stage: Conversation and Film, an annual series presented in partnership with The [...]


Jacob Burns Film Center Announces Lineup of Critically-Acclaimed Films for the Highly-Anticipated 2019 Westchester Jewish Film Festival

Pleasantville, NY – March 7, 2019 — The Westchester Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) presented by the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is pleased to announce a compelling lineup comprised of a robust mix of 42 documentaries and narrative films, as well as 12 episodes of the hit comedy series The New Black (Shababniks), plus all [...]


Jacob Burns Film Center Partners with Pubstreet to Cook Up Tasty Film to Table Series

Pleasantville, NY – March 6, 2019 – Your senses will come alive when the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, continues its beloved Film to Table series, with special events throughout the year that will include a food-focused film [...]


Spring Arrives with an Exciting Slate of Events from the JBFC

Pleasantville, NY — March 5, 2019 — The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, announced today a variety of unique and compelling film series launching or returning this spring. Many of the film screenings also feature thought-provoking and engaging [...]


Jacob Burns Film Center to Receive $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Pleasantville, NY – February 21, 2019 — The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) just announced that the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, was chosen to receive an Art Works grant of $30,000. The grant will be used [...]


Jacob Burns Film Center Announces Senior Afternoon Cinema Films for Spring 2019

Pleasantville, NY – February 21, 2019 – The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) has announced the programming for their ongoing Senior Afternoon Cinema series for spring 2019, including Brooklyn, Days of Heaven, and Strangers in Good Company. Films are shown once a month on a Tuesday at 1:00 pm. This series is sponsored by The Knolls—A [...]


Raise a Glass to Wine and Movie Pairings

By Marketing Associates Paige Grand Pré and Sarah Soliman It’s National Drink Wine Day, and it got us thinking about the films we like to curl up and have a glass of wine with. Pairing a great wine with its perfect match is always an enjoyable experience, so get ready for a cozy night in with [...]


JBFC Mixtapes, Vol. 13: The Meditative Life

by JBFC Marketing Associate Paige Grand Pré  JBFC Mixtapes is a new initiative from the Burns to highlight the music—from soundtracks to scores—that makes the cinematic experience so special. Vol. 13 comes from JBFC Marketing Associate Paige Grand Pré, who compiled a playlist inspired by our annual series The Meditative Life: Consciousness, Meaning, and Connection to help you [...]


Westchester Community Foundation Sponsors Colossus Event at the Jacob Burns Film Center

Pleasantville, NY— February 7, 2019 — As issues of rising xenophobia and racism become more visible, Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), in partnership with the Westchester Community Foundation (WCF), will screen the devastating documentary Colossus on March 14. The film offers a rare and timely look at the aftermath of deportation and family separation amid the current [...]


Filmmaker Matthew Puccini's Lavender Acquired by Fox Searchlight

We’re thrilled to share the news that after premiering as part of the opening night shorts program at the Sundance Film Festival, Creative Culture Fellow and 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellow Matthew Puccini’s short film Lavender has been acquired by Fox Searchlight. Lavender, which is about a young gay man’s relationship with an older gay couple, [...]


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