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JBFC to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment of the Arts

Pleasantville, NY – May 15, 2019 — The Jacob Burns Film Center, a nonprofit cultural arts center, has been awarded a $20,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in support of the JBFC’s Creative Culture program, which provides 10-month-long fellowship experiences for emerging filmmakers looking to produce two short film [...]


JBFC Mixtapes, Vol. 14: Jazz Sessions/Blue Note Favorites

by Jazz Musician Chuck Redd On June 6, annual JBFC series Jazz Sessions celebrates the 80th anniversary of Blue Note Records with a screening of It Must Schwing: The Blue Note Story, an intimate and rich telling of a friendship and a pivotal label in jazz history. JBFC Mixtapes is an initiative from the Burns to [...]


The Jacob Burns Film Center to Receive a $10,000 Grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Pleasantville, NY – May 2, 2019 — Today, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its 2019 FilmWatch and FilmCraft grant recipients, which included the Jacob Burns Film Center (Pleasantville, NY), a nonprofit five-screen cinema and education center and one of the most successful suburban art houses in the country. The $10,000 FilmCraft [...]


Swing Into Summer with Jazz-Inspired Films and Performances at the Jacob Burns Film Center

Pleasantville, NY – May 1, 2019 – The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, announces the return of their annual series Jazz Sessions: Beyond the Notes, now in its 11th year.  From May 29–June 19, the JBFC will screen an [...]


Filmmaker and Emmy Award-Winning Cinematographer Christi Cooper Selected as First Focus on Nature Resident

Pleasantville, NY – April 18, 2019 – The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban art houses in the country, is proud to announce—in anticipation of the 2019 Focus on Nature series—their inaugural Focus on Nature Artist-in-Residence, Christi Cooper, curated in partnership with EarthXFilm. Kicking [...]


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 [...]


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