Focus On Nature

Focus on Nature is presented in partnership with Scenic Hudson and Groundwork Hudson Valley and made possible through generous support from the van Hengel Family Fund.

Wildcat Dec. 14, 2022 Q&A with directors Melissa Lesh and Trevor Beck Frost, moderated by JBFC curator-in-chief Ryan Harrington Winner of multiple film festival Audience Choice awards, Wildcat follows the emotional and inspiring story of a young veteran on…
Wild Life Apr. 12, 2023 April 12, 7:00: Q&A with directors Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, followed by a reception From Oscar-winning filmmakers Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, Wild Life follows conservationist Kris Tompkins on an epic, decades-spanning love story…
After The Bite June 28, 2023 Q&A with filmmaker Ivy Meeropol, moderated by writer Alec Wilkinson When a young man is killed by a shark at a popular beach on Cape Cod, the local community of…
Hudson River Stories July 12, 2023 Q&A with filmmaker Jon Bowermaster We’re pleased to present two water-themed short films from the acclaimed environmental filmmaker, writer, and activist Jon Bowermaster. Windshipped. 2022.…
Buck Oct. 11, 2023 Focus on Nature 10th Anniversary Screening + Q&A with director Cindy Meehl, producer Julie Goldman, and editor Toby Shimin American cowboy Buck Brannaman has a unique way of communicating with horses, and it’s exactly this unorthodox style of training…
The Deepest Breath Nov. 2, 2023 A champion and expert safety diver seemed destined for one another. Despite different paths taken, they meet at the pinnacle…
An Earth Day Celebration Apr. 22, 2024 The Jacob Burns Film Center is proud to partner with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-led Equator Initiative to celebrate…
Deep Rising Apr. 23, 2024 Narrated and executive produced by Jason Momoa, and interwoven with awe-inspiring footage of the deep’s most dazzling creatures, Deep Rising…
The Pollinators Apr. 24, 2024 Thousands of semi-trailers crisscross the country in the dead of night delivering goods through the darkness to stores, warehouses, and…

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