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 our course offerings and film programming for kids and their families!

Film Programming

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Kid Flicks One

Sunday, Sept. 23, noon
Recommended for ages 3-7

Kid Flicks One gives a warm welcome to all budding cinephiles with this lively lineup of nine short films from around the world.

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Kid Flicks Two

Sunday, Sept. 23, 1:30
Recommended for ages 8 and up

With a compelling range of styles and themes, Kid Flicks Two offers a selection of nine clever, thought-provoking short films sure to inspire older kids to expand their horizons.

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The Book of Life

Oct. 20–21, noon
Recommended for ages 7 and up

Reluctant bullfighter Manolo must embark on an adventure that spans three fantastical worlds to return to his true love, Maria, during the biggest celebration of the year: el Dia de los Muertos—the Day of the Dead.

Free Events

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Family Saturdays @ the Lab

Saturday, Nov. 3, 10:00–12:00

Drop by the Media Arts Lab for FREE Family Saturdays @ the Lab. Each event features hands-on media activities for students ages 3–13. November’s event focuses on light and exposure!

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Family Saturdays @ the Lab

Saturday, Dec. 1, 10:00–12:00

Drop by the Media Arts Lab for FREE Family Saturdays @ the Lab. Each event features hands-on media activities for students ages 3–13. December’s event focuses on sound!

Courses

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PreK–Grade 2

Courses begin this fall.

Students in PreK and K can tell their own stories in the fun workshop Seeing Stories, while students in grades 1–2 will create characters, stories, and worlds of their own in the exciting four-week course, Storyville.

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Grades 3–5

Courses begin this fall.

Experiments are a series of four-week courses for students looking to create a variety of short projects. Projects courses offer students the opportunity to spend six weeks focusing on one major project.

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Grades 6–8

Courses begin this fall.

In addition to Experiments and Projects courses for these grade levels, experienced students also have the option of the twelve-week course, On the Set, where they will see one short film through from start to finish.

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