Clubs & Classes

Our three film clubs offer a variety of options for the avid film goer including the best in independent, rarely-seen, and classic cinema, curated and led by JBFC programmers. Please contact Membership at membership@burnsfilmcenter.org or 914.773.7663, ext. 6 with any questions about our film clubs.

JBFC Courses @ the Lab & Theater equip adult students with an understanding of the key elements of film language and theory. Please contact the Registrar at registrar@burnsfilmcenter.org or 914.773.7663, ext. 8 with any questions about our Courses.

Clubs

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JBFC Preview Club

The current season is sold out!

Please check back in the fall for the next season.

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Talking Docs Club

4 Sessions, Sept. 26–Dec. 11

SOLD OUT!
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Matinee Film Club

CANCELLED

Due to scheduling issues, the fall 2018 iteration of our Matinee Film Club has been cancelled. Please check back next season for more information.

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The Brat Pack

Young Fans of the Burns

This informal club offers the opportunity to connect with fellow cinephiles through special events as well as discussion around JBFC happenings, the film industry at large, and an overall love of cinema.

Classes

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Elements of Film: Screenwriting

Film Studies: Sept. 26–Oct. 10

This course has started. Please check back in the winter/spring for the next session or sign up for one of our other seminars on Cinematography or Editing!

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Elements of Film: Cinematography

Film Studies: Oct. 17–31

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Diane Hodson shows how lighting design, color, movement, composition, and framing communicate theme and meaning in film.

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Elements of Film: Editing

Film Studies: Nov. 7–28

Editor, writer, director, and cinematographer John Koch will show students how thousands of small decisions shape raw footage into a seamless narrative and reveal the technology behind it.

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Intro to Film Language

Film Studies: Monday, Oct. 1

Please check back in the winter/spring for the next session

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The Power of Story: A Writers' Group

Writing: Oct. 11–Dec. 20

This course has started. Please check back in the winter/spring for the next session.

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Screenwriting: Elements of the Craft

Writing: Oct. 17–Dec. 12

This course is full. Please check back in the winter/spring for the next session.

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Film Style & Form: Back on the Big Screen

Film Studies: Oct. 29–Dec. 10

Join JBFC faculty member Theresa Dawson to view and discuss a selection of remastered or rereleased classics, inspired by our Back on the Big Screen series.

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