“Menashe is a gorgeous ode to everyone’s inner screw-up.” (RogerEbert.com) “…a quiet triumph, pulling back when other films would go too far, delivering an engaging drama of intimate detail and considerable humanity. (The Guardian) Deep in the heart of New York’s notoriously secretive Hasidic Jewish community, Menashe (Hasidic actor Menashe Lutsig, whose life partially inspired the [...]
This year’s abundantly diverse selection includes both celebrated classics like Stop Making Sense and excellent newer releases such as Two Trains Runnin’, all showcasing brilliant musical acts and soulful characters. Featuring performances from artists Patsy Cline, The Band, Otis Redding, Talking Heads, The Beatles, Eagles of Death Metal, and more! Join us for the epic [...]
Revered comedian Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley) stars in this hilarious and moving romantic comedy about a culture-clashing courtship that challenges his family’s 1,400-year-old traditions. Based on the real-life romance of Nanjiani and his wife and cowriter, Emily Gordon (played by Zoe Kazan, Meek’s Cutoff), it’s got love, heartache, insight—and a mysterious illness that upends everything. [...]
Written and directed by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Taylor Sheridan, (Hell or High Water, Sicario), Wind River follows rookie FBI agent Jane Banner (Elizabeth Olsen, Ingrid Goes West) as she investigates the murder of a young girl on a remote Native American reservation in Wyoming. Banner is forced to partner with a local game tracker with deep ties to the [...]
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By Sophie Cowley With summer right around the corner, the Burns is gearing up for its annual Sounds Of Summer series! From June 29 to August 17, the Burns will be showing timeless classics like Stop Making Sense alongside exciting new music documentaries like Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World and I Am The Blues. The [...]
Creative Culture is a program that connects filmmakers to creative careers. View past fellows, makers, and residents here. Fellowship Opportunities The Jacob Burns Film Center is committed to supporting the development of new filmmakers through two fellowship pathways: The Valentine & Clark Emerging Artist Fellowship The Sally Burns Shenkman Woman Filmmaker Fellowship The Fellowships, which encourage community engagement, [...]
JBFC Kids We’re making the theater-going experience more inviting for kids, hosting FREE hands-on activities on the first Saturday of select months, and offering a full roster of courses and workshops for ages 3–13! Take a look at all our JBFC Kids offerings below. Sign up for our JBFC Kids e-bulletin to stay up-to-date on all of [...]