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Celebrating the JBFC's 19th Birthday with Member Memories

by JBFC Marketing Associate Paige Grand Pré To celebrate the JBFC’s 19th birthday in June, we asked those who know us best—our loyal members—to share their favorite memories and experiences. Thank you to everyone who has made the past 19 years at the JBFC so special, and here’s to many more!   “Happy 19th Birthday [...]


How to Fundraise for the JBFC on Facebook & Instagram

We’re thrilled to share the news that you can now support the JBFC by setting up fundraisers on Facebook and Instagram! Whether you’re interested in raising money for a birthday fundraiser or supporting us “just because,” we’ve put together a step-by-step guide of how you can harness this valuable fundraising tool on both Facebook and [...]


19 Years of the Burns: JBFC Favorites Watchlist

by JBFC Marketing Associate Paige Grand Pré In celebration of the JBFC’s 19th birthday on Sunday, June 21, we’ve put together a few curated watchlists that encapsulate the quintessential JBFC experience so you can party virtually with us from home. It’s hard to pick favorites, but we’ve highlighted a few of our institutional favorites from [...]


19 Years of the Burns: New Releases Watchlist

by JBFC Marketing Associate Paige Grand Pré In celebration of the JBFC’s 19th birthday on Sunday, June 21, we’ve put together a few curated watchlists that encapsulate the quintessential JBFC experience so you can party virtually with us from home. Get started with this sampling of new release films we’ve screened, discussed, and enjoyed over [...]


19 Years of the Burns: Curated Series Watchlist

by JBFC Marketing Associate Paige Grand Pré In celebration of the JBFC’s 19th birthday on Sunday, June 21, we’ve put together a few curated watchlists that encapsulate the quintessential JBFC experience so you can party virtually with us from home. Get started with this sampling of films we’ve screened, discussed, and enjoyed as part of [...]


19 Years of the Burns: Documentary Watchlist

by JBFC Marketing Associate Paige Grand Pré In celebration of the JBFC’s 19th birthday on Sunday, June 21, we’ve put together a few curated watchlists that encapsulate the quintessential JBFC experience so you can party virtually with us from home. Get started with this sampling of documentaries we’ve screened, discussed, and enjoyed over the past [...]


Sean Weiner's Quarantine Watchlist

by Sean Weiner, Director of Creative Culture We’re thrilled to share another contribution to our fantastic lineup of staff watchlists, this time from Creative Culture Director Sean Weiner, who notes that this list “is certainly one for a time of quarantine but, I guess, less as it concerns the theme of the films and more [...]


The Jacob Burns Film Center is the Recipient of a 2020 Grant from The Academy

Los Angeles, CA – The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the 96 recipients of its 2020 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants, including recipients of the emergency grant funds announced last month is response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All of the grants, which total a combined 2.5 million in funds, [...]


Brit Fryer, Creative Culture Alumnus, Elected to JBFC Board of Directors

Pleasantville, NY – April 22, 2020 – The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) announced today that Brooklyn-based filmmaker Brit Fryer, an alumnus of the JBFC’s Creative Culture Fellowship Program, was elected to serve as the Jonathan Demme Changemaker board member. The Jonathan Demme Changemaker board seat was created to honor Demme’s commitment to the JBFC, [...]


The Criterion Channel's Art House America Series: JBFC Episode

We’re beyond thrilled to share the latest episode of The Criterion Channel’s Art House America series, which features all of the work we do here at the JBFC! We’d like to offer huge thanks to Criterion for featuring us, and endless gratitude to our patrons, members, and donors, who make all of our work possible. [...]


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