Clubs & Classes

Our 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 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 or 914.773.7663, ext. 8 with any questions about our Courses.



JBFC Preview Club

July–Dec. 2019 Season Now on Sale

The July–Dec. 2019 season is on sale now to all members. Subscribe before it sells out!


Talking Docs Insider Email Club

Members Only

Sign up to be a part of our members-only Talking Docs Insider Email Club to receive advance notice of screenings, updates, and insight from host Andrew Jupin.


Adapted: Page to Screen

Four Sessions, Sept. 11–Dec. 11

Join our new film club as we gather to appreciate classic films and the books on which they’re based!


JBFC Members' Facebook Group

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Connect with fellow cinephiles and stay in the loop on all things JBFC.



Elements of Film: Early Feminist Voices in International Film

Four Sessions, Sept. 19 - Dec. 12

Learn about feminist filmmakers of the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s who broke new ground in film production, spectatorship practices, and the representation of women on screen.


Elements of Film: Screenwriting Tricks and Techniques

Three Sessions, Sept. 18-Oct. 2

Watch a selection of short films and see how screenwriters use various techniques to shape story arcs and reveal the internal lives of their characters.


Intro to Film Language

Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7:00

Back by popular demand, we designed this program as a short but enlightening introduction to the key elements of film language—editing, sound, and cinematography.

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