Focus on Nature Family Film & Workshop - "Wings of Life"

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October 20, 2013


Jacob Burns Film Center


Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$12; $7.50 children ages 12 and younger

Event description: A close-up look at a very special group of superheroes: the pollinators. Narrated by Meryl Streep, "Wings of Life" reveals the complex worlds of bees, butterflies, birds, and bats - and the plants that rely on them. A spectacularly beautiful, gentle film that reminds us not to take little things for granted. 2013. 77 mins. Rated G.

After the film, teaching artist Mary Jane Nusbaum guides kids (ages 5 and older) in an eco-art project in the Jane Peck Gallery.

Address: 364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: 914-747-5555

About Jacob Burns Film Center

The Jacob Burns Film Center is a dynamic nonprofit educational and cultural organization in Pleasantville, NY. At its five-screen thater it presents the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema, along with an exciting roster of special guests. Across the street, the Media Arts Lab is the hub of our education mission to develop and implement programs that provide instruction and inspiration in media-making and communication for a visually, digitally, and globally connected world. With these two state-of-the-art facilities and a Residence for International Filmmakers, the JBFC campus provides countless opportunities for dialogue and community engagement.

Each year, over 200,000 people come through its doors to see more than 400 different films, and 13,000 students participate in its education programs every year. 

About Jacob Burns Film Center

Standard hours: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution dedicated to presenting the best of independent, documentary, and world cinema; promoting 21st century literacy; and making film a vibrant part of the community.
Parking: Street Parking

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