Special E-Bulletin

Wed. Mar 5, 2014

Ice skating legend Dick Button joins us for a Q&A following a screening of The Fabulous Ice Age, Mon. Mar 17 at 7:30 pm. Button will also sign copies of his memoir, Push Dick's Button, after the screening.

A screening of Children of Men, directed by Academy Award-winner Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity), followed by a discussion with filmmaker/host Jonathan Demme ("Rarely Seen Cinema"), Sun. Mar 16 at 5:00 pm.

And the winner of the 2014 JBFC Oscar Contest is...Mary Jane Karger! Mary Jane (a member of the JBFC for 8 years) won a $200 JBFC Gift Card! The contest was a huge success with over 500 voters. Thanks again to all the participants and we hope you will play again next year!

The Fabulous Ice Age

Dick Button
Dick Button and The Fabulous Ice Age
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Dick Button and The Fabulous Ice Age
Mon. Mar 17 at 7:30 pm

Some of the biggest buzz to come out of Sochi (not involving Bob Costas' eye) was about Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, the latest skaters come commentators. But before Tara and Johnny, or Scott Hamilton and Tom Hammond, there was-- Dick Button, the Emmy Award-winning skating commentator famous for his precise, passionate, opinionated rink-side analyses.  
Button will discuss his career and new memoir, Push Dick's Button, after a screening of Keri Pickett's documentary, The Fabulous Ice Age. The film is an ode to the golden era of skating and one skater’s quest to make sure their history is not forgotten.
Q&A Dick Button, two-time Olympic gold medalist, five-time World Champion, and seven-time U.S. Champion. Copies of Button's memoir will be available for purchase after the event.
Keri Pickett. 2013. 76 m. NR. USA. N/A.
Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)
 
Children of Men
Children of Men
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Children of Men Sun. Mar 16 at 5:00 pm
"Rarely Seen Cinema"
Set in a bleak future where humans are on the brink of extinction, Children of Men is a dazzling vision of technology, politics, random bursts of violence—and pure blessed hope, which makes everything possible. There’s nothing like Alfonso Cuarón’s (Gravity) breathtaking action scenes and daring, fluid camera.
With host Jonathan Demme
Alfonso Cuarón. 2006. 109 m. R. UK/USA. Universal Pictures.
Tickets: $9 (members), $14 (nonmembers)

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