Jacob Burns Film Center

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Main facade of the Jacob Burns Film Center
Jacob Burns Film Center logo

The Jacob Burns Film Center is a nonprofit cultural arts center located in Pleasantville, NY. It occupies a moviehouse that was for many decades known as the Rome Theater.

The center also hosts a variety of special events, including discussions with filmmakers, critics and people from the industry following some screenings. The film advisory committee for the JBFC includes a number of individuals that have starred in popular films.[1]

Along with a selection of films offered every week, the Jacob Burns Film Center has developed education programs for children in grades 3 through 12.[2] A new film school building called the Media Arts Lab opened in December, 2008.

Films[edit]

The Jacob Burns Film Center shows independent and documentary films. It rarely shows mainstream films, except for special showings, as when, for example, they had a showing of A Series of Unfortunate Events with Daniel Handler and Meryl Streep in attendance.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jacob Burns Film Center and Media Arts Lab - About". Burnsfilmcenter.org. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  2. ^ "Jacob Burns Film Center and Media Arts Lab - Education". Burnsfilmcenter.org. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 

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