Don’t get sold out! Tickets for all scheduled films can be purchased in advance two ways:
- at the box office, which opens one hour before the first screening and closes 15 minutes after the start of the last scheduled film.
- online ($1.50 per ticket surcharge for nonmembers, $1.00 for members, and no fee for Film Buff level members and above) Questions? Check the Ticketing FAQ.
- JBFC Members $8
- General public $13
- Senior-nonmembers (62+, Mon.-Thurs. only) $10
- Children (under 14) $7.50
- Students (14-22 with valid ID) $9
Prices for speaker and special events vary. Please check the listings or inquire at the box office.
All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.
To ensure everyone’s enjoyment of our films, children two and under are not allowed inside the theaters. We appreciate your cooperation.
Welcome to the most dynamic independent theater complex in the area! Our historic cinema building with five screens is open 365 days a year. We show all kind of films—old and new, dramas and documentaries, some you’ve heard of and lots you’ll love discovering. We also host fascinating discussions and serve the best theater popcorn, bar none. We show movies in all sorts of formats—including DCP, 3D, and of course 35mm projection. (Most other cinemas phase out film once they shift to digital, but we won’t do that. We love the way those prints look.)
Theater One: 250 seats, a stage, and adjustable acoustics suitable for events such as live music recitals, readings, lectures, and panel discussions.
Theater Two: 136 seats (left). Theater Three: 70 seats (right).
Theater Four and the Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan Theater: With 41 seats and 31 seats, these two gems opened in March 2015, marking the end of the first phase of our Building on Success, Fulfilling a Promise to our Community campaign. Located on the upper level, they offer unparalleled opportunities to dive deep into film viewing and intimate discussion.
Jane Peck Gallery: A large open space where you can enjoy receptions, exhibitions, and other events. The Jane Peck Gallery is open the same hours as our box office. The Gallery may be closed for special events. At this time, we are not accepting unsolicited proposals for exhibitions.
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Please keep in mind that your actions can affect your neighbors’ experience. Please refrain from talking and using your phone during the program so that everyone can enjoy all our programs. Please refrain from any disruptive activity while in our theaters; we reserve the right to ask any disruptive audience member to leave the theater.
Unredeemed tickets for sold-out special events may become available for purchase at the last minute. Sign up at the box office for the stand-by line one hour before showtime. Members get priority!
BRING A GROUP
Discounts are available to groups of 20 or more. A minimum of 15 tickets is required for group sale; there may be some flexibility depending upon the event. Group tickets must be purchased at least two business days in advance through our Executive Offices membership department. Please call 914.773.7663, ext. 6 (Mon.–Fri., 9:30–5:30) for information.
IF WE HAVE TO CANCEL
Ticketholders are eligible for a full refund if we cancel a screening or special event. Bring your ticket to the box office for a refund—or, if you purchased your ticket online, we can take care of your refund over the phone (914.773.7663, ext. 6) on weekdays (9:30–5:30).
To request accessible seating in any of our five theaters, please call 914.747.5555, ext. 3, and speak with a manager on the day of the screening for which you have purchased tickets. Only valid ticket holders may request handicapped seating.
|HEARING LOOP SYSTEM
All theaters are equipped with a hearing loop system, which works with an individual’s own hearing instrument or cochlear implant to enhance audio during films and discussions. Moviegoers with hearing loss who do not use hearing instruments can enjoy better sound with a loop receiver and headphones that are available at the box office.
You can purchase JBFC Gift Cards (in any amount, starting at $25) three ways:
- at the concession stand, which opens one hour before the first showtime
- online, any time!
- on the phone: 914.773.7663, ext. 6, weekdays 9:30–5:30
Use the cards like cash to pay for tickets, concession items, or merchandise at the Theater or to purchase tickets online. We’re happy to mail them—either to the recipient (with a notecard and your personal message) or to you (with a blank notecard)—but please don’t ask us to guarantee arrival by a particular date. Gift Cards may not be used to purchase JBFC memberships.
Not only does membership help support our nonprofit, it entitles the recipient to a discount on tickets, access to members-only events, complimentary ticket offers, and more!
Purchase a Gift Membership at the Box Office or on the phone at 914.773.7663, ext. 6, weekdays 9:30–5:30.
We’ll send your Gift Membership directly to the recipient, along with a gift message from you. Learn more about membership before making your purchase!
Allow 7–10 days for processing, and please don’t ask us to guarantee arrival by a particular date.
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