Archive for March 2016

Classic Cinema Series: Vertigo

Wednesday, March 30, 20164:30 pm Johnson Center Cinema Cinema Classic Series: VertigoUSA, 1958. 128 minDir: Alfred Hitchcock Free and open to the public. Film and Video Studies is excited to present a new screening series in collaboration with its course FAVS 225 – History of World Cinema.  The Cinema Classic Series is a rare opportunity…

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Tickets on Sale now for OFF the WALL

George Mason University’s School of Art, Computer Game Design Program and Film and Video Studies Program presents the third annual Off the Wall benefit event on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Art and Design Building on Mason’s Fairfax Campus. Off the Wall brings the works of Mason students and…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series Presents Field Niggas

Tuesday, April 5, 20164:30 pm Johnson Center Cinema Screening followed by Q&A with Khalik Allah and with Special Guests: African and African American Studies Director Wendi Manuel-Scott and the The Washington Post movie critic Ann Hornaday. Free and open to the public. GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Field NiggasUSA, 2015. 60 minDir: Khalik Allah In a speech…

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Classic Cinema Series: Rashomon

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 4:30 pm Johnson Center Cinema Cinema Classic Series: Rashomon Japan, 1950. 88 min Dir: Akira Kurasowa Free and open to the public. Film and Video Studies is excited to present a new screening series in collaboration with its course FAVS 225 – History of World Cinema.  The Cinema Classic Series is…

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Studio A with Benjamin Steger

Studio A with Director Benjamin StegerFriday, March 25, 20162:45 pm, GMU-TV – 4th Floor Innovation Hall Reception to follow. Join us for our last Studio A of the semester with guest Benjamin Steger, a director and producer of documentary and fiction films and a FAVS Assistant Professor.  See his film Stage Four: A Love Story on…

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WIFV 31 Women in 31 Days Celebrates Giovanna Chesler!

Women in Film & Video, Washington DC is celebrating Women’s History Month by saluting high achieving women in the film industry who have created compelling work and mentored others. On March 20 WIFV honored FAVS Program Director and Associate Professor Giovanna Chesler!  Prof Chesler is also an affiliated faculty in Women and Gender Studies and…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Presents Stage Four: A Love Story

Thursday, March 24, 20164:30 pm Johnson Center CinemaScreening followed by a Q&A with the director. Free and open to the public. GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Stage Four: A Love StoryUSA, 2014. 74 minDir: Ben Steger Stage Four: A Love Story is a moving documentary about life partners, Mary Jo and George. After weathering the ups…

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Studio A: Karen Whitehead

Studio A with Diector Karen Whitehead Friday, March 18, 2016 2:45 pm, GMU-TV – 4th Floor Innovation Hall Reception to follow. Studio A welcomes guest Karen Whitehead, a former BBC director/producer turned documentary filmmaker. Karen will discuss her process and work, including Her Aim is True, a documentary featuring Jini Dellacio, an American Photographer known…

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Incoming FAVS students: Remember to sign up for our CVPA Open House!

Students admitted into the College of Visual and Performing Arts for Fall 2016 are invited to attend an Open House on Friday, March 18.  This college-sponsored event will take place directly after the Admission Spotlight Day that morning and students will gain an in-depth understanding of opportunities in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. …

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