- Victoria and Abdul - Opens 9/29
- Battle of the Sexes - Opens 9/29
- Faces Places - Opens 10/6
- Last Flag Flying - Coming Soon
This last year has been a whiplash of unexpected events: Brexit, a Trump presidency—culture clashes everywhere we turn. The clashes between Muslims and Christians, Lebanese Christians and Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese, religious extremists and moderates, traditionalists and urbanists all come to a head as the leading theme of the sixth annual edition of Contemporary Arab [...]
This year’s Focus on Nature series boasts stunning and highly original films about the beauty, power, and mystery of nature, and how we affect and protect our world. Join us each week in October for screenings and discussions with special guests, including two wonderful author events and Q&As with inspiring filmmakers. Among this year’s selections, [...]
This very special event includes two separate programs of Kidflix (films from the New York International Children’s Film Festival), select shorts made by JBFC students, and an opportunity for audiences to vote for their favorite! Kidflix 1 Recommended for ages 3–7 These delightfully creative animated films from around the world include appealing and funny stories [...]
“Quite simply one of the greatest of filmmakers,” said Jean-Luc Godard of Kenji Mizoguchi. And Ugetsu, a ghost story like no other, is surely the Japanese director’s supreme achievement. By the time he made the film, Mizoguchi was already an elder statesman of Japanese cinema, fiercely revered by Akira Kurosawa and other directors of a younger generation. And with [...]
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By Lina Matta, curator of Contemporary Arab Cinema I never understood the tipping point that could start or end a war. I was 13 when civil war broke out in Lebanon and in the States when it “ended” 15 years later. How one day’s murderous hate could become tomorrow’s coexistence still mystifies me. Our Opening [...]
Creative Culture is a program that connects filmmakers to creative careers. View past fellows, makers, and residents here. Recognizing a gap in support for filmmakers in the Hudson Valley, Jacob Burns Film Center staff developed Creative Culture, a unique initiative designed to foster a thriving artistic community in the region. The goal of the program is to [...]
JBFC Kids We’re making the theater-going experience more inviting for kids, hosting FREE hands-on activities on the first Saturday of select months, and offering a full roster of courses and workshops for ages 3–13! Take a look at all our JBFC Kids offerings below. Sign up for our JBFC Kids e-bulletin to stay up-to-date on all of [...]