UPDATE: As of 10/29, JBFC Theaters will operate at full capacity. The JBFC campus is vaccinated-only for ALL in-person screenings and events. Masks are required and may only be removed to enjoy concessions while seated in the Theater. Details here.

Saint Frances

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Saint Frances

Saint Frances is a movie we were set to open on March 13, 2020, the day we instead ended up closing. And while it was one of the first films we played on our Virtual Marquee, I’m so happy that, 14 months later, we are able to bring this delightful film to the theater. This empathetic and funny film represents humanity in its most honest, messy, and rewarding forms. I loved it when I watched it a year ago, but I feel that it’s even more perfect for the moment we’re in now, when we’re able once again to come together in a movie theater and be reminded of the joy and complexities of human connection, laugh together, maybe cry together, and leave the theater feeling better than we arrived.”  —Adrienne Frank, Film Programming Coordinator

Flailing 34-year-old Bridget (Kelly O’Sullivan) finally catches a break when she meets a nice guy and lands a much-needed job nannying six-year-old Frances (played by a scene-stealing Ramona Edith-Williams), but an unwanted pregnancy introduces an unexpected complication. To make matters worse, she clashes with the obstinate Frances and struggles to navigate a growing tension between Frances’ moms. Amidst her tempestuous personal relationships, a reluctant friendship with Frances emerges, and Bridget contends with the inevitable joys and difficulties of becoming a part of someone else’s family.

Due to our limited screening schedule and seating capacity restrictions, we strongly encourage patrons to buy tickets online in advance to avoid getting sold out. The theater box office will reopen on May 12.

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

"There are a lot of things that have gone unsaid in movies until now, and Saint Frances goes there in a way that's not only enlightening, but entertaining as well."
Peter Debruge, Variety
"A little treasure, a film so full of truth and warmth that you almost hate to see it end."
Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"Warm, funny and refreshingly honest. An engrossing and profound emotional journey."
Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru

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