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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Happy Dreamer with author Peter H. Reynolds

Saturday, April 29, 1:00
Recommended for ages 4 and up

Meet award-winning author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds, and join in an interactive multimedia experience built around his new book, Happy Dreamer.

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Monkey Kingdom

May 20-21, noon; May 25, 5:00
Recommended for ages 6 and up

Meet a lively band of monkeys, including new mother Maya and her baby Kip. This heartwarming story of a young mother and her adorable baby will delight and amaze the whole family. JBFC Kids activities on Saturday, May 20.

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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.

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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Experiments in Media Workshop

Apr. 29
Grades 5–6

The sky’s the limit as you explore new and exciting ways to use media and technology. Discover cutting-edge techniques and learn to look at visual media in a new way.

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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.