364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Description: "The Short Game" follows some of the best seven-year-old golfers in the world as they train for and compete in the World Championship of Junior Golf, which brings together 1500 golf savants from 54 countries to determine who will be crowned the sport's next phenom. The children are polished professionals (except when they aren't), and the parents are a breed of their own. Audiences love this fascinating and often funny movie. Directed by Josh Greenbaum. 2013. 99 mins. Rated PG. United States, in English/French with subtitles. After each screening, there will be golf activities for adults and kids upstairs in the Jane Peck Gallery.
Venue Description: As a nonprofit institution offering film education every day of the year, the Jacob Burns Film Center screens first-run independent films, previews, classic films, and documentaries from around the world, while promoting 21st-century literacy and striving to convey the brilliance and power of film. Beyond its theater complex, the center includes the 27,000-square-foot Media Arts Lab, with a fully equipped soundstage, recording studio, 60-seat screening room, and 16 editing suites. More than 150 directors, actors, and scholars address the center's audiences each year. The Burns offers additional instructional programs to students in grades 3-12 and those in college. The Center also provides outreach programs, including Family Films and Matinees for Seniors.
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