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.

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Film Programming

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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.

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Oddball

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.

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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.

Free Events

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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.

Courses

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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.

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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.