Anniversary Screenings 2017
A special benefit of JBFC Membership! We celebrate our 16th anniversary by inviting our most loyal supporters to attend a FREE screening! Members may select one screening from a list of films and attend that screening for free.
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Wednesday, May 24 at 7:30
From his infectious rendition of “My Favorite Things” to the devotional A Love Supreme, Coltrane’s music serves as soundtrack to a life in this richly textured film.
Monday, May 29 at noon
Sacred is an immersion into spiritual practices across cultures and religions. Award-winning filmmaker Thomas Lennon unifies these scenes into an exploration of the diversity of beliefs and practices.
The Happy Film
Tuesday, May 30 at 7:30
This visually compelling, and stimulating film echoes Stephan Sagmeister’s popular “Happy Show” museum exhibition, which has toured internationally.
Thursday, June 1 at 7:00
Real Boy is the intimate story of 19-year-old Bennett Wallace, who is navigating early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity. Followed by a Q&A with Jamie Brueshoff & Shepard Verbas.
This African-American Life: An Evening with Hugh Price
Monday, June 5 at 7:30
A screening of The March, followed by a Q&A with Hugh Price, who will be discussing his new book, in which he writes about his childhood in segregated Washington DC and his successful careers in law, journalism, and education.
Sweet Smell of Success
Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30
A powerful newspaper columnist (Burt Lancaster) and a Manhattan press agent (Tony Curtis) tear into the maelstrom of midtown Manhattan’s nightlife in a sinister game that involves money, power, and ultimately survival.
The Sunshine Makers
Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30
The Sunshine Makers is a light and lively telling of their stranger-than-fiction adventures, a real-life Breaking Bad for the psychedelic set.
The Bullish Farmer
Thursday, June 13 at 5:00, 7:15
John “John Boy” Ubaldo is a former high-powered Wall Street investment banker who gave it all up to live a quiet life as a small farmer dedicated to growing delicious and nutritious food for his family and community.
Please Note: 7:15 screening is sold out.
My Cousin Rachel
Monday, June 19 at 2:30
Please Note: this screening is sold out
Based on the Daphne du Maurier novel, My Cousin Rachel stars Sam Claflin as a young Englishman who suspects his mysterious and beautiful cousin Rachel (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) of murdering his guardian.
Lilo & Stitch
Saturday, June 17 at noon
This charming and offbeat Disney animation, which spawned the whole Lilo & Stitch franchise, is sure to entertain both grown-ups and kids alike.
Tuesday, June 20 at 7:30
With the Syrian conflict now in its seventh year, millions of people continue to be displaced. After Spring is the humanizing story of what happens next. Followed by a Q&A, reception & Virtual Reality Exhibit.
The Philadelphia Story
Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30
One of the all-time funniest Hollywood comedies, just as hysterical today as it was almost eighty years ago. Followed by a RECEPTION in the Jane Peck gallery
The Ballad of Fred Hersch
Thursday, June 22 at 7:30
A sensitive portrait of one of today’s foremost jazz pianists, followed by a Q&A with fellow composer/pianist Mike Holober and a live solo piano performance by Fred Hersch.
Monday, June 26 at 7:30
Part coming-of-age story, part summer romance, Dirty Dancing remains an iconic 1980s film relic—one that’s spawned countless imitations and homages and has left an indelible mark on pop culture.
Y Tu Mamá También
Tuesday, June 27 at 7:30
Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna shot to international stardom as a pair of Mexico City teenagers who are bewitched by a gorgeous older Spanish woman (Maribel Verdú). When she agrees to accompany them on a trip to a faraway beach, the three form an increasingly intense and sensual alliance that strips the two men physically and emotionally bare.