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Jacob Burns Film Center

Location: Pleasantville, New York

Institution Type: Arts/Cultural Center

Disciplines: Media Arts

Programs: Arts for Social Justice, Arts in Education (K-12), Creative Youth Development, Early Childhood, Creative Placemaking, Pre-Professional, Professional Development for Educators

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About us

The JBFC is dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community. Located in Pleasantville, NY, the JBFC is the largest institution of its kind in the country with a dual mission that embraces film presentation and education. Over 75% of the 12,000 students who are engaged in our programs each year come from under-resourced schools and participate completely free of charge.