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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com or 914.773.7663, ext. 8 with any questions about our Courses.
See previews of the newest independent releases. Please check back in the fall for the next season.
4 Sessions, Sept. 26–Dec. 11
NEW! Priority purchase now open for members at the Film Buff level and above through August 6.
Due to scheduling issues, the fall 2018 iteration of our Matinee Film Club has been cancelled. Please check back next season for more information.
Film Studies: Sept. 26–Oct. 10
Learn from NYU professor Rob Morton how the screenwriter uses plot and structure to show, not tell. This seminar is perfect for film lovers and aspiring screenwriters.
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.
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.
Film Studies: Monday, Oct. 1
For Members Only! This introduction to the key elements of film language will give all movie lovers a deeper understanding of the craft and technique of film.
Writing: Oct. 9–Dec. 18
In this encouraging environment, JBFC faculty member Anne Marie Santoro will help you claim your confidence to bring stories out of your heart and into the world.
Writing: Oct. 11–Dec. 20
Deepen your writing practice with support as you share your work and receive feedback, guided by JBFC faculty member Anne Marie Santoro.
Writing: Oct. 17–Dec. 12
JBFC faculty member and NYU professor Rob Morton will guide you as you enhance your screenplays with weekly exercises and critiques on related topics.
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.