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Jacob Burns Film Center

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Seniors

Location

405 Manville RoadPleasantville, NY 10570 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community. Housing a state-of-the-art theater complex, a 27,000 square-foot Media Arts Lab, and a residence for international filmmakers, the JBFC campus provides opportunities for people of all ages to discover, explore, and learn through the power of film, media and 21st-century technology.

Description

The Jacob Burns Film Center is a nonprofit cultural arts center dedicated to: presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community.

The JBFC is also a place of learning. Educational Programs offered in collaboration with local schools focus on visual literacy, to help children develop the skills needed to view visual images critically. Together, a regular schedule of films for young audiences and the JBFC educational programs, promote greater appreciation of film among the community's youth

Reviews

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by Josh C. (March 18, 2009)
This is a great establishment that is playing the film TOKYO!, on Friday March 20th. It's an new innovative film by 3 different directors including Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Mind). It's funny, it's compelling, it's worth watching.

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