Jacob Burns Film Center’s September Events

The Shirley Clarke Project and Film Q&As at Pleasantville’s quaint theater


Ornette: Made in America

Photo Courtesy of Jacob Burns Film Center

The Jacob Burns Film Center gives visitors plenty of reasons to visit in September

The Shirley Clarke Project

The Center takes a look at the groundbreaking films of indie director Shirley Clarke, including Portrait of Jason (September 19, with presentation on Milestone Films), The Connection (September 20), Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel with the World (September 21), and Ornette: Made in America      (September 22).

Film Q&As

Meet the filmmakers and hear about their processes after screenings of these films:

September 11: NYFF  Gold: A 50th Anniversary Collection, with Kent Jones, Richard Pena, and Joanne Koch

September 15: Rosewood, with Jonathan Demme as part of his “Rarely Seen Cinema” series

September 25: Symphony of the Soil, with Dan Barber, Deborah Koons Garcia, and Jacob Burns Executive Director Steve Apkon, along with a food-tasting reception with Pleasantville Farmer’s Market vendors and wines from the Wine Enthusiast

September 30: Dead Man’s Burden, with filmmaker Jared Moshe as part of the “Local Element: Works from a Westchester Perspective” series

For more information, call the Jacob Burns Film Center at (914) 747-5555 or visit burnsfilmcenter.org.



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