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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Share a fun afternoon with the family at the JBFC! Enjoy Rebel Without a Taco, a short film by JBFC Media Arts Lab students in grades 7-8. During the film, play our E.T. scavenger hunt. We will give you cards so you can follow the clues in the film, then show us your completed answers after the screening to win a prize.

And don’t forget to enter our raffle with great prizes for the whole family! Prizes include:

  • BMX bike from Ride of Pleasantville
  • Family Fun Pack – climbing package for five people from The Cliffs at Valhalla, Flour & Sun gift card, and free JBFC movie tickets with popcorn and soda coupons
  • 4 complimentary tickets to Happy Dreamer with Peter H. Reynolds, award winning author and illustrator, at the JBFC on April 29
  • JBFC gift card toward a class at the Media Arts Lab

Raffle tickets are $5 per entry and can be purchased between now and March 5 at the Customer Service Desk, in the theater lobby. Winners will be announced at the E.T. screening, but do not need to be present to win.

All proceeds from the family raffle and the E.T. 35th anniversary screening support JBFC’s Scholarship and Transportation Fund. Thank you for helping us make our innovative media education programs available to ALL students, regardless of their ability to pay.


Celebrate E.T.‘s 35th anniversary by reliving the adventure on the big screen! Join E.T. and Elliott, a lost alien and 10-year-old boy, as they form an unlikely friendship and work together to help E.T. find his way back home.


I am unable to attend but would like to support the JBFC’s education and outreach programs.


Our Thanks To:

Film & Family Fun Co-Chairs

Lauren Safian

Elizabeth Harding Weinstein

Benefit Committee

Holly Boes Timi Mohanty
Jessica Bogart Peter Rogovin
Amanda Carcatterra Kate Sanzebacher
Alisa Gershman  Laura Warnier

About the JBFC

Each year, nearly 200,000 people come to the JBFC to view films that originate in every corner of the globe. More than 12,000 students experience our pioneering visual literacy curriculum annually. Over 70% of these students are from under-resourced school districts, including Mt. Vernon and Yonkers, and participate in our programs completely free of charge. The Media Arts Lab is the hub of our education programs, where new media education curricula for all ages and across all disciplines are developed, piloted, and implemented.

For more information, contact Melissa Tepé at 914-773-7663, ext. 436 or

Tickets: $8 (members), $13 (nonmembers)

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