JUMP Society Film Festival 2023

A free film festival showcasing local short films! film festival showcasing short (less than 10-minute) films with a connection to Juneau.

Thursday, November 9th @ 7pm
Friday, November 10th @ 7pm & 9pm
& Sunday, November 12th @ 4:30pm

At the Gold Town Nickelodeon (171 Shattuck Way, Juneau)

The festival is free and tickets/reservations are not required.


Submit your films before October 31st! The festival is non-competitive and entries must be less than 10 minutes with a Juneau connection. Check out the submission guidelines for more information, and make sure to include the submission form (online or PDF) with your film. Call (907) 586-3440 or email info@jumpsociety.org for more info.

Skinny Cod

Science on Screen strives to connect great science talks with great movies, offering free admission to all.

Ichthyologist Elizabeth Figus talks about SKINNY COD AND ANGRY FISHERMEN: How the most boring fish in the world has the most interesting lifestyle near Poland due to its unique morphology and history of being a saltwater codfish in a brackish water/freshwater environment

Elizabeth Figus is a fisheries researcher and lecturer with extensive experience working in and researching electronic monitoring. Elizabeth has worked as a Fishery Analyst at the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and holds a PhD in Fisheries from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

SYNOPSIS: Looking for the father who deserted him as a baby, a sailor named Popeye (Robin Williams) journeys to the port town of Sweethaven. Popeye befriends an assortment of eccentrics and falls in love with Olive Oyl (Shelley Duvall), who already has a suitor, Bluto. Popeye also discovers an abandoned baby, Swee’Pea, whom he raises as his own. But when the spurned Bluto kidnaps Olive and baby, Popeye takes action, with the help of magic spinach!

Thur. Apr  27 at 6:30pm (talk & movie)
Sat. April 29 at 4pm (movie only)
Sun. April 30 at 1pm (movie only)

Bears of the World

Koala-ty time with Bears of the World!

A Science-on-Screen presentation by Teresa Whipple followed by a free screening of Paddington 2!

Monday, April 3rd

  • 6:30pm – Bears of the World w/ Teresa Whipple
  • 7:00pm – Paddington 2