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.

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Film Programming


Lilo & Stitch

June 17-18, noon; June 22, 3:00
Recommended for ages 5 and up

The galaxy’s most-wanted alien escapes his planet and crash-lands in Hawaii, where he’s adopted by a lonely girl named Lilo, who calls her new “dog” Stitch. Their quirky friendship blossoms as Stitch learns the meaning of ohana—family. JBFC Kids activities on Saturday, June 17.



July 15-16, noon; July 20, 3:00
Recommended for ages 7 and up

Middle Island is home to a colony of penguins who are under threat from hungry foxes. With help from his granddaughter, Olivia, an eccentric chicken farmer hatches a plan to save the penguins—and it’s up to their mischievous, fluffy sheepdog Oddball to save the day. JBFC Kids activities on Saturday, July 15.


The Secret Society of Souptown

Aug. 12-13, noon; Aug. 17, 3:00
Recommended for ages 8 and up

Four friends form a secret society dedicated to solving mysteries in their small Estonian town. Relying on the help of an ancient notebook and with a mysterious masked man hot on their trail, the gang sets out on their most important mission yet. This film is in Estonian and has easy-to-read English subtitles.

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Family Saturdays @ the Lab

Saturday, Oct. 7, 1:00–3:00

Drop by the Media Arts Lab between 1:00-3:00 pm for Family Saturdays @ the Lab! Each month features three brand new hands-on activities for students ages 3 and up. With the help of our faculty and staff, media makers of all ages can explore, discover, and create amazing projects.



Lab Camp: Video Production and Animation

Jun 26–Jul 7
Grades 5–6

Campers create several video projects—and the entire production process is in their hands.


Lab Camp: Video Production and Immersive Storytelling

July 10–July 21
Grades 3–4

Campers experiment with 360° video cameras, stereo microphones, and sensors to craft one-of-a-kind stories where the audience becomes part of the action.