20 Reasons to Join & Give
Whether you join or give, the JBFC appreciates your support at any amount. Help us continue to do what we do for you and the community! We are a nonprofit and your support is vital. Contribute to the JBFC and we all benefit!
Reasons to Join
We'll make you an offer you can't refuse! All members of our nonprofit receive a discount on tickets.
Enjoy exclusive members-only events and an invitation to free Anniversary Screenings in June.
Dig into the best movie popcorn around, free for members on the first Wednesday of the month.
We offer classes for all ages at the Media Arts Lab- and members pay no registration fee.
Your JBFC membership card is also your passport! Travel to little-known countries and experience diverse cultures through film.
Because there's no place like home and members feel at home at the JBFC.
You can tell your city friends that there IS great culture in Westchester and that Pleasantville is much more than just a 1998 movie.
We bring you great films from emerging filmmakers. Discover the next Steven Spielberg...
Hear the hum of 35mm. Revisit classic films and discover new favorites.
We do the heavy lifting for you - we handpick our films from festivals around the world, and create series you can't find anywhere else.
Reasons to Give
Tickets, concession sales, membership, and education fees account for only 46% of our operating income. We must raise over $2.4 million each year to sustain our programs and fulfill our mission.
Enable more than 12,000 students from under-resourced schools to experience our innovative visual literacy education program completely free of charge, including transportation.
Help us get these students to the JBFC! 250 buses roll to and from our campus each year.
Enjoy a tax break.
Support emerging filmmakers and visiting artists from around the world.
Foster joyful learning.
Preserve and expand our distinctive and diverse annual film series.
Empower teachers by providing them with the skills and resources they need to integrate creativity, literacy, and technology in the classroom.
Ensure that financial barriers do not prevent students from taking courses at the Media Arts Lab.
Help us create the next chapter of the amazing JBFC story.